Rugby: Steamers lose pre-season match

Add a comment
Bay of Plenty Steamers player Leroy van Dam
Bay of Plenty Steamers player Leroy van Dam

The Bay of Plenty Steamers have lost their final pre-season match 21-19 to Counties Manukau.

The Steamers played Counties at Rugby Park in Whakatane today.

It took the visiting Ranfurly Shield holders until the 70th minute to take the lead.

The Steamers will now prepare for their ITM Cup opener against Southland in Invercargill next Friday.

The Steamers won their opening pre-season match 35-0 last week in Rotorua against Hawke's Bay.

- Rotorua Daily Post

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf05 at 01 Oct 2016 19:04:31 Processing Time: 418ms