Pink Batts Heartland Championship Week Seven Review
Mid Canterbury and Wairarapa Bush continue to set the pace in the 2013 Pink Batts Heartland Championship, with both sides having suffered just the solitary defeat this season.
North Otago and West Coast, who round out the top four, played each other in Greymouth with the visitors coming out on top 32-22.
Poverty Bay are still stuck on the bottom of the table after losing 34-21 to Buller in Gisborne.
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Week Seven results
HOROWHENUA KAPITI 24 v WANGANUI 28
Saturday 5 October, 2.30pm at Community Trust Domain, Levin
Horowhenua Kapiti 24 (Junior Togia, Luke Harvey, Dave Thompson tries; Adrian Currey 3 con, pen)
Wanganui 28 (Carl Parker, Zyon Hekenui, Penalty, Ace Malo tries; Hekenui 3 con; Soonalote Tauailoto con). HT: 14-10
MID CANTERBURY 44 v THAMES VALLEY 11
Saturday 5 October, 1.00pm at Ashburton Showgrounds, Ashburton
Mid Canterbury 44 (Grant Polson, Peni Manumanuliwa, Richard Catherwood, Willie McGoon, Murray Williams, Tokulua Tolu tries; Williams 4 con, 2 pen)
Thames Valley 11 (Carlin Hana try; Kane Adams 2 pen). HT: 23-6
POVERTY BAY 21 v BULLER 34
Saturday 5 October, 2.30pm at MoreFM Rugby Park, Gisborne
Poverty Bay 21 (Sam Parkes 7 pen)
Buller 34 (Mike Schmidt-Lealavaa 2, Andrew Stephens, Mitieli Kaloudigibeci, Ileisa Ravudra tries; Stephens con, pen; Jesse Elley 2 con).
SOUTH CANTERBURY 56 v KING COUNTRY 29
Saturday 5 October, 2.30pm at Alpine Energy Stadium, Timaru
South Canterbury 56 ( Liam Edwards 3, Matt Whetu, Timaru Tafa, Nick Strachan, George Folau, Hayden Mitchell, Rob Mulvenna tries; Edwards 4 con, pen)
King Country 29 (Anthony Wise, Dean Church, Adam Morris, James Ritchie tries; Kurt Strachan 3 con, Zayn Tipping pen). HT: 32-3
WAIRARAPA BUSH 44 v EAST COAST 31
Saturday 5 October, 2.30pm at Trust House Memorial Park, Masterton
Wairarapa Bush 44 (Jamie Hunt, Nathan Hunt 2, S Marshall-Wilson, Ben Pereia, Paul Tikimainavalu tries; Glenn Walters 4 con, 2 pen)
East Coast 31 (Aleki Sikona 2, Lance Maaka, Ziggy Fisihoi 2 tries; Kris Palmer 3 con).
WEST COAST 22 v NORTH OTAGO 32
Saturday 5 October, 2.30pm at Rugby Park, Greymouth
West Coast 22 (Rowan O'Gorman try; Tim Priest con, 5 pen)
North Otago 32 (Chris Talanoa, Sale Pi'i, Lemi Masoe, Robbie Smith tries; Ed Keohane 3 con, 2 pen). HT: 13-12
Week 8 action!
Thames Valley v Wairarapa Bush
King Country v Poverty Bay
Buller v Mid Canterbury
North Otago v Horowhenua Kapiti
Wanganui v West Coast
East Coast v South Canterbury