Challenge laid down
Ngati Porou East Coast players put everything into the haka before their Ranfurly Shield challenge against Hawke’s Bay at McLean Park, Napier, on Saturday.
The Hawke’s Bay Magpies won the match 93-5, running in 15 tries.
However, the East Coast players were jubilant when they scored a try in the 30th minute, to hooker Jorian Tangaere. Story to follow.