Results from Auckland competitions

Lion Red Fox Memorial Premiership A stellar effort by prop Colin Latu has given Manurewa their first Fox Memorial win for 2007. Latu came from the bench for the Marlins in their 14-10 win over Papakura. He made valuable metres and scored a well deserved try in what was a classic physical game against the Sea Eagles. Moses Tulisi and Aaron Woodhouse also crossed for the Marlins who managed to hold on after leading 10-6 at the break. A gladiator like effort by Johnny Rua has helped keep Glenora in the running in their 24-14 win over Marist. After suffering a split eye in the first half, Rua fought on to score the match winner late in the game and ensure victory. Playing at lock forward he carried three players over from dummy half to give his side their third win of the season. Earlier in the game Marist had come back from 14 points down to level the scores before Brendon Douglas kicked two penalties and Rua scored. In other results, Te Atatu displayed some of their best football of the year to beat East Coast Bays 42-20 in a one sided affair at Freyberg Park and Otahuhu defeated favourites Richmond by one point to win 23-22, with a late field goal to Danny Maera making the difference. SAS Sharman Cup Rugby convert Daniel Purvis has shown he Like

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