Season over for Te Awamutu 


Disconsolate Te Awamutu Sports players at the final whistle.  

Coach Travis Church thanks the players for their work during the season.

The Te Awamutu supporters, including club stalwart Lou Brown in cap, reflect on the loss.


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

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