7:12pm – 16-12 to the Giants, Taranaki Mountainairs have possession.
7:03pm – Giants score first! Benjamin Strong drops two and the Giants are up 4-2 after two minutes.
The Trafalgar Stadium is filling up and players are on the courts in anticipation of the Mike Pero Nelson Giants’ return to the hangar.
The Giants are looking to use their home court advantage to slay the Taranaki Mountainairs and Giants forward Finn Delany says he’s feeling pretty confident.
“Mentally it’s a big boost for the team and the club to get back to Trafalgar, it’s where all the history is and all the memories so it’s awesome for us to be back.”
“The whole city is meant to be turning up on Saturday and I’m sure we’ll be making the most of our home court advantage.”