Nelson rugby teams dominate neighbours again in Tasman Trophy

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If there was any doubt before, there should not be now, Taylors Wanderers are the team to beat in the Tasman Trophy rugby competition after they beat Marlborough’s best, Harlequins 44-25 in Blenheim today.

Only Waitohi were Marlborough winners today.

They earned a bonus point win at Star and Garter Waimea Old Boys 61-32.

Kahurangi were too strong for East Coast 46-20, Wakatu Hotel Marist celebrated their Club Day with a 48-20 win over Renwick.

Freeman Roofing Stoke downed Central 40-17 and Galbraith Nelson earned a narrow away win 22-20 over Moutere.

In Division Two results: Collingwood won a low scoring game against Huia 10-7, Riwaka beat Stoke 21-15, Waimea Old Boys were too slick for Takaka 48-14, Marist beat Rangers 38-14 and Wanderers beat Murchison 44-22.

In the Crusaders Secondary School rugby competition, Nelson College made it three wins in a row away from home with a 39-12 win over Ashburton College while St Bede’s scored  in the last play of the game to beat Waimea Combined 12-10 at Waimea College.