All pretty even at half time. Both teams struggled to maintain possession. Often handing possession back to each other. Bay of Plenty applied come pressure late on and scored the only try so far. But Wellington have stayed in touch through the boot of Garden-Bachop
Both teams have given up possession more than they should. But Bay of Plenty manage to keep a few phases to take it into the 22m. they win a penalty and op to scrum. After being held up, they take it it to the line again and before Jude picks and stretches against the posts to score
Bay of Plenty host Wellington, in a cross conference Mitre 10 Cup clash in Rotorua. Bay of Plenty have started their season well, winning 3 from their opening 4 matches. They will be full of confidence at home. Wellington, who shook off a shaky start have won their last two matches to gain some momentum. They were made to work for those wins however and will need to be at their best tonight.