Banks and Parker share ITM Cup scoring honours
Tasman's Marty Banks drew level with Otago's Hayden Parker in the individual points scoring lists in the ITM Cup in his side's promotion victory over Hawke's Bay on Friday night.
Lima Sopoaga's 149 points for Wellington was third on their list for a championship season, 15 behind Jimmy Gopperth in 2007 and one behind John Gallagher in 1987.
Liam Edwards, who finished with 140 points, after scoring all of South Canterbury's points in the finals victory over Buller, dominated the Pink Batts Heartland Championship while he completed the double by also being the competition's top try scorer with nine tries.
Canterbury's Kendra Cocksedge, with 87 points, was unchallenged in the women's National Provincial Championship.
ITM Cup Leading points scorers:
Hayden Parker (Otago) 2 tries, 23 con, 38 pen
Marty Banks (Tasman) 5 tries, 29 con, 29 pen
Ihaia West (Hawke's Bay) 5 tries, 24 con, 32 pen
Lima Sopoaga (Wellington) 2 tries, 44 con, 23 pen
Simon Hickey (Auckland) 3 tries, 20con, 24 pen
Trent Renata (Waikato) 2 tries, 19 con, 24 pen
Willie Ripia (Bay of Plenty) 1 try, 12 con, 30 pen
Tyler Bleyendaal (Canterbury) 3 tries, 21 con, 20 pen
Baden Kerr (Counties Manukau) 16 con, 21 pen
Leading try scorers
Milford Keresoma (Canterbury)
Telusa Veainu (Hawke's Bay), Liam Squire (Tasman)
Lolagi Visinia (Auckland), James Lowe (Tasman), Zac Guildford (Hawke's Bay)
George Moala (Auckland), Hadleigh Parkes (Auckland), Patrick Osborne (Canterbury), Adam Whitelock (Canterbury),George Whitelock (Canterbury), Ryan Crotty (Canterbury), Frank Halai (Counties Manukau), Ihaia West (Hawke's Bay), Jayden Spence (Otago), Buxton Popoali'i (Otago), Marty Banks (Tasman) Mitchell Scott (Tasman), Ross Filipo (Wellington), Joe Hill (Wellington)
Pink Batts Heartland Individual points scoring:
Murray Williams (Mid Canterbury) 2 tries, 22 con, 22 pen, 1 dropped goal
Leading try scorers:
NPC Women's Leading Points Scorers:
Kendra Cocksedge (Canterbury) 4 tries, 20 con, 9 pen
Chelsea Alley (Waikato) 3 tries, 9 con, 12 pen
Hazel Tubic (Counties Manukau) 2 tries, 10 con, 8 pen
Anika Tiplady (Otago) 2 tries, 5 con, 11 pen
Amiria Rule (Canterbury), Tara Hoursnell (Canterbury), Olivia Bird (Canterbury)
Fiao'o Faamausili (Auckland), Corrina Whiley (Canterbury), Selica Winiata (Manawatu), Halie Hurring (Otago), Michaela Blyde (Taranaki), Katarina Simpkins (Wellington).
Charlotte Scanlan (Auckland), Bella Milo (Auckland), Estelle Uren (Canterbury), Kendra Cocksedge (Canterbury), Erica Prescott (Canterbury), Aimee Sutorius (Wellington).