ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Hawke's Bay v Southland

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Hawke's Bay v Southland

Hawke's Bay maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 41-23 home win over Southland in round 5. Hawke's Bay opened the scoring with an early try, but two Southland penalties saw the visitors in front 6-5. Hawke's Bay would cross for two more tries in the first half to take a 17-6 advantage into the break. Southland got off to the perfect start in the second half, with a try reducing the deficit to just four points. Hawke's Bat would take control of the match, running in the next three scores to surge into a 34-13 lead with under ten minutes to play. The final five minutes were frantic, with Southland scoring two tries and Hawke's Bay one as the hosts secured a bonus point victory.


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