Contest tightens in Heartland
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West Coast is back in fifth place on nine points.
Wanganui beat Poverty Bay 25-14 on Saturday while Horowhenua Kapiti had a close contest before beating Thames Valley 13-10.
Still to register points are East Coast and Poverty Bay.
Heartland Results, Week 3
Buller 33 (Anthony Ellis, James Lash, Iliesa Ravudra; Lash 3 con, 3 pen, dropped goal) North Otago 31 (Ralph Darling, Josh Buckham, Junior Fakatoufifita, Antini Brown tries; Buckham 4 con, pen). HT:
East Coast 19 (Pera Bishop, Sailosi Vatubua, Kareti Palmer tries; Kris Palmer 2 con) West Coast 32 (Lawrence Babe, Nik Cumming 2, Steven Soper, Tom Reekie tries; Reekie 2 con, dropped goal). HT: 7-15
Horowhenua Kapiti 13 (Kalim Kelemete try; James So'oialo con, 2 pen) Thames Valley 10 (George Lelenoa try; Chris Doak con, pen). HT: 10-7
King Country 32 (Alex Thrupp, Dean Church 2, Penalty try tries; Reece MacDonald 2 con, 2 pen) Wairarapa Bush 25 (Sam Monaghan 2, Epeli Rayaqayaqa tries; Tim Priest 2 con, 2 pen). HT:
Mid Canterbury 16 (Maleli Sau, Eric Duff tries; Jarred Percival 2 pen) South Canterbury 31 (Brad Hemopo 2, Nick Strachan, Kalavini Leatigaga, Vatiliai Tora tries; Willie Wright 3 con). HT: 0-14
Wanganui 25 (Craig Clare, Gabriel Hakaraia, Jona Sawailau tries; Clare 2 con, 2 pen) Poverty Bay 14 (Andrew Tauatevalu, Jake Holmes tries; Tauatevalu con; Isaia Vuki con). HT: 8-7
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