18 October 2020

Upper Central Stallions (42) v Northern Swords (08) 10am

The Upper Central Stallions dominated in what was a one-sided affair. The nine try to two spectacle kept the Swords out of reach for majority of the game. Makayla Eli scored the Swords two tries but Upper Central fullback Autumn Stephens impressed with a hattrick. Stallions remain undefeated.

Upper Central (42)

Try scorers: Autumn Stephens (3), Leah-Rhys Rangi Toka, Sapphire Tapsell, Anahera Mohi, Roelien Du Plessis, Trisha Tarsau-Hina, Jayde August.

Conversions: Tiria Anderson (2), Sapphire Tapsell

Northern Swords (08)

Try scorers: Makayla Eli (2)

Auckland Vulcans (30) v Wellington Orcas (14) 10am

Doubles to Shannon Muru and Keri Ratima helped the Auckland Vulcans secure a 30-14 victory over Wellington. A late first-half surge saw Wellington score back-to-back tries and reduce the deficit to 18-10 at the break. But the Vulcans were too good running away with it seven tries to three.

Auckland Vulcans (30)

Try scorers: Keri Ratima (2), Elizabeth Taka, Shannon Muru (2), Nikita-Danielle Ngarongo-Porima, Shontelle Woodman

Conversions: Jhana Magele

Wellington Orcas (14)

Try scorers: Sherri Burgess, Syntyche Maiava, Hinekura Connor-Phillips

Conversions: Tawny Burgess

Upper Central (22) v Wellington Orcas (10) 1:30pm

It was Upper Central that dominated most of the match with a double to Roelien Du Plessis however the Orcas fought to the death scoring two unanswered tries to finish the game on a high.

Upper Central (22)

Try scorers: Autumn Stephens, Sapphire Tapsell, Roelien Du Plessis (2), Mikayla Kidd

Conversions: Trisha Tarsau-Hina

Wellington Orcas (10)

Try scorers: Tawny Burgess, Lusia Tapusoa

Conversions: Tawny Burgess

Northland Swords (08) v Auckland Vulcans (40) 1:30pm

The Vulcans raced out to a 16-4 lead at half-time, with Tauhalaliku later going on to score a record a hat-trick. The spirited Northlanders did hit back late, but the Vulcans were all class, deservedly earning themselves a spot in the National Women’s Championship final.

Auckland Vulcans (40)

Try scorers: Natalee Tagavaitau, Keri Ratima, Lavinia Tauhalalikue (3), Sarah Filimoeatu, Yasmin Puru-Tongia, Jhana Magele.

Conversions: Jhana Magele (2) Kaylarnee Meleisea Murray (2)

Northern Swords (08)

Try scorers: Jaylyn Campbell Kamariera, Kaylen Ikitule

National Women’s Championship final – 10 am 31st October Trusts Stadium

Upper Central Stallions v Auckland Vulcans