From today's opening round in Hawke's Bay's Nash Cup premier club rugby competition:

Hastings Rugby and Sports 36 (M Emerson 3, F Matamata, A Vuki, J Rihia tries; D Toala 3 cons), Napier Technical 17 (J Taulagi 2, T Walters tries; J Bristol con). HT: 24-12.

Napier Old Boys Marist 68 (S Weber 2, S Tucker 2, M Thompson, E Wilson, L Edwards, W Benson, M Buckley, S Lauano tries; Edwards 8, Wilson cons), Napier Pirate Rugby and Sports 9 (Z Clarke 3 pens). HT: 28-9.

Taradale 95 (D McIntyre 3, N Ramsay 2, L Luamanu 2, J Byrne, J Apikotoa, A Mufana, A Gardner, L Maulolo, K Whakataka, A Tuck, W Woolly tries; B Truesdale 4, Whakataka 3, McIntyre 3 cons), Central 0. HT: 38-0.

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Havelock North 36 (R Tongia 2, W McGoon, J Wylie, J Liebenberg tries; Liebenberg 4 cons, pen), Clive 17 (C Karauria, C Tautau, S Maui tries; T Poto con). HT: 17-5.

MAC 55 (S Iosua 3, F Selesele 2, F Loli 2, T Iosefo, V Kereti tries; Kereti 2, Iosefo 2, Selesele cons), Tamatea 19 (D Neho, E Reid tries; A Robinson 3 pens). HT: 26-9.