Napier sides grab berths for finals

The Hawke's Bay premier club rugby semifinals were played over the weekend, as the four remaining teams battled for a chance to play in the finalfor the Maddison Trophy. Napier Technical Old Boys defeated Taradale Rugby and Sports Club, 23-12, at Whitmore Park in Napier, while Napier Old Boys Marist beat Havelock North Rugby Club, 21-16, at Anderson Park, Havelock North in the other semifinal. Hawke's Bay Today photographers Warren Buckland and Paul Taylor were at the two matches to capture the games' highlights.