Bartercard Cup - Round 5 results

  • by NZRL
  • May 14 2007 8:45AM

Harbour League handed the previously unbeaten Tamaki Titans their first loss of the Bartercard Cup season on Saturday.

The Titans led 12-4 at halftime but were then overtaken and beaten 22-12 at Freyberg Park on Auckland's North Shore.

There was no such trouble for defending champions the Auckland Lions who remained unbeaten after swamping the Waicoa Bay Stallions 64-4 at North Harbour Stadium.

At the other end of the table, the Counties Manukau Jetz had their first win of the season beating the Waitakere Rangers 28-26.

In the other match played on Saturday, the Canterbury Bulls finished well clear of the Central Falcons.

Wellington picked up just its second win of the Bartercard Cup season when it beat the Northern Storm at the Basin Reserve on Sunday.

Leading just 14-12 at halftime, the Orcas found another 20 points in the second half to win 34-30.

After this weekend's fifth-round matches, the Auckland Lions are now the only unbeaten side in the competition.

Match details

North Harbour Stadium, Albany

Waitakere Rangers 26 (J Iaopo, M Tuipulotu, D McGregor, R Ah Van, M Toelau tries; D Shepherd 2 goals; J Henry goal).

Counties Manukau Jetz 28 (V Fields, R Bistow, J Tavaga, J Lefale, A Tulisi tries; J Tavaga 4 goals).

Halftime: 14-10 Rangers.

North Harbour Stadium, Albany

Auckland Lions 64 (D Fisiiahi 3, H Matthews 2, A Swann, G Schaumkel, R Ioane, D Davis, S Fa Like

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