This ANZAC Day we're honoured to share this 2015 piece by Andrew Ferguson.
Honouring Stan Carpenter...
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Trans Tasman rivalry was in full flight on Saturday at Mt Smart stadium in Auckland.
Three games between the two countries had the vocal crowd entertained for most of the late afternoon and evening.
NZ Universities vs Australian Tertiary Students
Australian Tertiary Students 26
Tries: Tim Martin, Dan Smith, Scott Morton, Jamen McCleod, Pat Williamson (2)
Goals: Shane Beldham
NZ Universities 22
Tries: Ben Hurrell, Hone Patrick, Ollie Needham
Goals: Scott Hurrell (5)
Halftime Score: 14 ? 8 To Australian Tertiary Students
Junior Kiwis vs NSW Under 18?s
Junior Kiwis 15
Tries: Meli Koliavu, Isaac John, Scott Jones
Goals: Scott Jones
Field Goal: Isaac John
NSW Under 18?s 6
Tries: Taulima Tautai
Goals: Trent Hodgkinson
Halftime Score: 10 ? 6 To Junior Kiwis
NZ Kiwis vs Australian Kangaroos
Australian Kangaroos 30
Tries: Mark Gasnier, Greg Inglis, Mark O?Meley, Karmichael Hunt (2)
Goals: Johnathan Thurston (5)
NZ Kiwis 18
Tries: Manu Vatuvei, Nigel Vagana, Jerome Ropati
Goals: Stacey Jones (3)
Halftime Score: 20 ? 6 To Australian Kangaroos