January 16 2005

Auckland win 2005 National Sevens.

Auckland won the National Sevens, played at the Recreation Ground, Queenstown, beating Northland 42 – 12 in the Cup final. Other championship winners were: Plate – Wellington, Bowl – Otago, Shield – Manawatu.


Amasio Valence.

NATIONAL SEVENS
Recreation Ground, Queenstown                          January 15-16/2005

POOL PLAY
A  Bay of Plenty 26, Canterbury 19; North Harbour 36, Sassenachs 12; Bay of Plenty 38, Sassenachs 12; North Harbour 33, Canterbury 12; Canterbury 27, Sassenachs 10; North Harbour 17, Bay of Plenty 5.

B  Taranaki 28, Horowhenua Kapiti 10; Northland 26, Otago 19; Northland 22,Taranaki 0,Otago 24, Horowhenua Kapiti 0; Northland 34, Horowhenua Kapiti 7; Taranaki 24, Otago 5.

C  Wellington 12, Counties Manukau 12; Southland 19, Waikato 14; Counties Manukau 14,Waikato 7; Wellington 26, Southland 26; Wellington 40,Waikato 0, Counties Manukau 24, Southland 12.

D  Hawke’s Bay 34, Manawatu 5; Auckland 28, North Otago 12; Hawke’s Bay 40, North Otago 0; Auckland 38, Manawatu 0; Manawatu 26, North Otago 17; Auckland 28, Hawke’s Bay 17.

CUP CHAMPIONSHIP:
Quarter-finals: North Harbour 19,Taranaki 14; Auckland 33,Wellington 12; Counties Manukau 15, Hawke’s Bay 14; Northland 12, Bay of Plenty 5.

Semi-finals: Auckland 22, North Harbour 7; Northland 21, Counties Manukau 17.
Final: Auckland 42, Northland 12.

PLATE CHAMPIONSHIP:

Semi-finals: Wellington 33,Taranaki 14; Hawke’s Bay 33, Bay of Plenty 15.
Final: Wellington 36, Hawke’s Bay 22.

BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP:

Quarter-finals: Canterbury 22, Horowhenua Kapiti 21;Waikato 26, Manawatu 12; Southland 12, North Otago 5; Otago 17, Sassenachs 0.
Semi-finals: Canterbury 24,Waikato 14; Otago 33, Southland 5.
Final: Otago 29, Canterbury 19

SHIELD CHAMPIONSHIP:

Semi-finals: Manawatu 26, Horowhenua Kapiti 14; North Otago 21, Sassenachs 7.
Final: Manawatu 45, North Otago 24.

Recipient of the Joe Tauiwi Memorial Trophy (Player of the Tournament)
Amasio Valence (Auckland).