NPC Roundup thread

Discussion in 'Rugby & Aussie Rules' started by Mr Hanki's Throne, Oct 25, 2004.

  1. Mr Hanki's Throne

    Mr Hanki's Throne New Member

    Mar 13, 2001
    Wellington, Colo
    Canterbury really dominated that second half to win the championship. When I read some of the NPC history and saw how much Aukland won, I could do without seeing those blue hoops in the final.

    Any word on the relegation game between Northland and Nelson's Bay?
     
  2. BhoysFC1995

    BhoysFC1995 New Member

    Nov 30, 1999
    NYC
    unfortunately i didn't get to see the final. was it exciting? b/c of work, i didn't get to see much of the playoffs (on FSW).
     
  3. Mr Hanki's Throne

    Mr Hanki's Throne New Member

    Mar 13, 2001
    Wellington, Colo
    The first half seemed exciting, but the second half only had the tries to recommend it. The play itself wasn't as interesting.
     
  4. Crowdie

    Crowdie New Member

    Jan 23, 2003
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Nelson Bays really took it to Northland in the first half and were leading 13-0 after 27 minutes. By midway through the second half Northland had clawed their way back to be 13-8 behind before running away with the game 32-13.

    Northland 32
    Tries: Tim Henwood 2, Jared Going, Tim Dow, Hayden Taylor.
    Cons: Julian Huxley.
    Pen: Huxley

    Nelson Bays 13
    Try: Dillin Clark.
    Con: Aaron Kimura.
    Pens: Kimura 2.

    Full match report at http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3074371a10295,00.html

    Halftime: Nelson Bays 13-5
     
  5. Sykotyk

    Sykotyk Member

    Jun 9, 2003
    Ohio
    Club:
    Columbus Crew
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I felt it was a decent match. The second half wasn't all that thrilling as Canterbury just pulled away and took the crowd out of the game. Never had the sense of a comeback that the Currie Cup Final had.

    Sykotyk
     
  6. soccernutter

    soccernutter Moderator
    Staff Member

    Aug 22, 2001
    Don't drink beer but like cheese
    Club:
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States

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