NELSON, NEW ZEALAND -JULY 30: Richmond Rabbits 2016 Champions Tasman Rugby League Final Richmond Rabbits v Wanderers Wolves Trafalgar Park on July 30 2016 in Nelson, New Zealand. (Photo by: Evan Barnes Shuttersport Limited)

Richmond Rabbits win Tasman Rugby League final


The Richmond Rabbits won the Tasman Rugby League competition with a 22-20 win over first time finalists Wanderers Wolves.

Richmond took an 18-8 lead into halftime but Wanderers surged back to lead by two points with 11 minutes to go.

The Rabbits were reduced to 12 men for that period but when they were back to the full compliment, the winning try came.