Hautapu’s win in the battle for Waipā rugby supremacy at the weekend ended the season for Te Awamutu Sports.
Hautapu saw off Te Awamutu 32-3 in a sudden death clash.
Tairoa Crean played his 50th and blazer game for the club. Crean joined from Hamilton Boys High School back in 2018, making his debut as an 18-year-old against Morrinsville in round two. He has covered five positions in the backline over his four years with the club.
Latrell Smiler Ah-Kiong was Te Awamutu’s player of the day with his outstanding cover defence which prevented even more tries from Hautapu.
Result: Hautapu 32 (David Morris, Lachlan McWhannell, Paula Wolfgram, Quentin Hill, Shaye Retemeyer tries; Cameron Gregory-Ring, two conversions, penalty) Te Awamutu Sports 3 (Logan Karl penalty). Half-time: 20-3