Bay of Plenty awarded a penalty on the stroke of halftime. Hollingshead will have a shot
Penalty against Hawkes Bay. Not releasing. Hollingshead will have a shot
Bay of Plenty win a scrum on their 5m after some good defensive work
Hawkes Bay win a penalty inside their half. Falcon doesn't have an angle, but puts in a superb kick into the 22m
Wind making things challenging as Hollingshead's kick goes too deep into the dead ball area
Fakatawa goes over under the posts, but loses the ball while grounding. TMO confirms.
Welcome to Rotorua International stadium for the Mitre 10 Cup Championship final. Its all up for grabs, as the winner gets promotion into the Premiership next season. Its a fitting final as 1st takes on 2nd in the battle of the Bay. Both teams have had fantastic seasons, losing only two games each. Bay of Plenty have been the more ruthless team. Bay of Plenty dominated the fixture this season, hammering Hawkes Bay 51-24. Can Hawkes Bay turn that score around? or will Bay of Plenty continue their amazing run? Its Finals rugby, so anything can happen