Senior B vs Surf B
Leamington started well in the Championship B semi-final and led 10-5 at half time. They extended their lead to 35 – 10. In the last quarter Surf hit back catching and passing Leamington to lead 29-25. James Dunn scored in the dying seconds to snatch victory and a spot in the final 30-29.
There were six tries to Leamington: Te Mana Shortland (two), Adin Bolton, Scott Terry, Phil Perry and James Dunn. Five Stags’ Player of the day was Te Mana Shortland.
This Saturday’s final is at 12pm against Matamata, the bus for supporters and players leaves at 10.30am. Good luck and #uptheleams.
Regal Agriculture Under 21s vs Morrinsville Under 21s
In the final game of the season Leamington hosted Morrinsville, one of the teams to play the final. Another hard-fought battle, the Leamington boys losing 22-19 with tries to James Fraser and two to Liam Rickwood and two conversions. Liam Rickwood was the Five Stags player of the day.
An outstanding season for this young team a credit to the coaches Kevin Alderman and Turk Crampton, well-managed by Raeleen Sheehan. Thanks to all the supporters and sponsors. There will be one more game against Te Awamutu’s sub union team on September 1.