With Marist and Waimea Old Boys having sewn up first and second respectively, the final round robin round of the E’stel Tasman Trophy will determine which of Wanderers and Waitohi will finish in third and fourth spots. Wanderers will host East Coast at Jubilee Park. Waitohi travel to play Kahurangi at Cooke’s Reserve, Riwaka.
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Marist put on a first half clinic against Stoke, going into halftime with a 34-3 lead. Stoke stuck to their guns to narrow the gap to 42-22 at full-time. At Neale Park, Nelson and Waimea Old Boys fought out a 22-all draw. The match included a 100th premier club appearance by referee Mike Lash.
Wanderers survived a missed last-minute penalty goal attempt by Kahurangi to prevail 21-19, Waitohi accounted for East Coast 25-22 in a thriller, and Moutere scored their first win of the season downing Renwick 28-24.