All teams in action as winter hits Wellington

On a cold Wellington day with a southerly blowing, all Marist St Pats teams were in action on Saturday.

The Premiers slipped on a banana skin at Hataitai Park losing to the Axemen 10-13. Failure to use the strong southerly in the first half and a lopsided penalty count will be among the things coaches will reflect on this week.

Earlier the Premier Reserves stayed unbeaten with a 57-5 win over the Axemen and the Colts continued their fine preseason form with a 53-6 win over Paremata-Plimmerton at Evans Bay.

Our Premier Women took on defending champions Norths at the Women's Gala Day to open their competition and had a tough loss 0-66. At the clubrooms later that evening the club presented our newly minted Black Ferns, Monica Tagoai and Marcelle Parkes, with photos that will hang alongside our All Blacks at the clubrooms.

Full results:

  • Premiers lost to Wellington by 10-13
  • Premier Reserves beat Wellington by 57-5
  • Premier Women lost to Norths by 0-66
  • Colts beat Paremata-Plimmerton by 53-6
  • First Grade tied with Poneke 24-24
  • Internationals lost to OBU by 0-34
  • Presidents beat Norths by 28-5
  • Under 85kg won by default to OBU
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