PHOTOS: Suburban Auckland Sporting Action

21:38, Jul 28 2013
Papakura Sea Eagles Vs Pt Chev Pirates
Pt Chevalier lock Dylan Moses is tackled by Papakura replacement Charlie Te Rore(left) & Papakura replacement Aziah Ikitule-Filipo. Rugby League, Fox Memorial Cup, Pt Chevalier v Papakura, Walker Park Pt Chevalier, Saturday 27th July 2013.
Papakura Sea Eagles Vs Pt Chev Pirates
Pt Chevalier hooker Tevita Latu darts out of dummy half.
Papakura Sea Eagles Vs Pt Chev Pirates
Papakura second rower Damien Valeli runs hard at Pt Chevalier stand off Jeremiah Pai
Papakura Sea Eagles Vs Pt Chev Pirates
Pt Chevalier second rower Patrick Sipley is tackled by Papakura replacement Aziah Ikitule-Filipo & Papakura stand off Soloman Smith.
Papakura Sea Eagles Vs Pt Chev Pirates
Papakura wing Mounga Molisi goes into score the opening try of the match.
Papakura Sea Eagles Vs Pt Chev Pirates
A stoush between Papakura lock Darrin Kingi & Pt Chevalier centre Arden McCarthey lead to both players being given 10 minutes in the bin.
Papakura Sea Eagles Vs Pt Chev Pirates
Pt Chevalier prop Ian Hayes burst past Papakura prop Mataupu Poching.
NST v Massey 1
Massey first five Rodrigo Costa is tackled by North Shore flanker Sam Barker(left) & North Shore no.8 Leigh Thompson North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey, North Harbour Stadium Albany, Saturday 27th July 2013.
NST v Massey 1
Massey no.8 Kane Moors puts a strong fend on North Shore first-five Jacob Botica. North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey.
NST v Massey 1
Massey left wing Dennis Pili is all smiles as his scores in the tackle of North Shore right wing Alyx Hodgson. North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey.
NST v Massey 1
North Shore second five Sam Barton pushes off Massey centre Pita Ahki as he storms his way to the try-line. North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey.
NST v Massey 1
North Shore flanker & captain Josh Blucheris consoled by a ball boy after the match. North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey.
NST v Massey 1
The Massey team celebrate after winning the North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey.
Papatoetoe AFC v Papakura City
Theresa Fitzpatrick of Papakura looks to beat Kirsten Wong of Papatoatoe. Football, NRFL, Northern Region Football League Women's Premier Division, Papatoetoe AFC v Papakura City, Murdoch Park Papatoetoe, Sunday 28th July 2013.
Papatoetoe AFC v Papakura City
Papatoetoe players celebrate a goal.
Papatoetoe AFC v Papakura City
Bailey George (L) of Papakura and Tayla Hetherington of Papatoetoe compete for the ball.
NST v Massey 1
Massey supporters. North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey.
Papatoetoe AFC v Papakura City
Bailey George (L) of Papakura and Tayla Hetherington of Papatoetoe compete for a header.
Papatoetoe AFC v Papakura City
Tracey Joyce (R) of Papakura looks to beat Lauren McErlean of Papatoetoe to the ball.
NST v Massey 1
Massey captain & lock Ben Svensen lifts the championship cup of the North Harbour Rugby Union Final, North Shore v Massey.
NST v Massey 1
North Shore coach Frano Botica after the North Harbour Rugby Union Final.
Richmond v New Lynn 1
Leroy Paul of New Lynn makes a break. Sharman Cup Rugby League, New Lynn Stags v Richmond Bulldogs, Grey Lynn Park Auckland.
Richmond v New Lynn 1
Elijah Ngata of New Lynn. Sharman Cup Rugby League, New Lynn Stags v Richmond Bulldogs.
Richmond v New Lynn 1
Toleafoa Leaupepe of Richmond is tackled. Sharman Cup Rugby League, New Lynn Stags v Richmond Bulldogs.
Richmond v New Lynn 1
Kennet Evini of New Lynn passes. Sharman Cup Rugby League, New Lynn Stags v Richmond Bulldogs.
Richmond v New Lynn 1
Kyle Neil of New Lynn scores a try. Sharman Cup Rugby League, New Lynn Stags v Richmond Bulldogs.
Richmond v New Lynn 1
Nigel Fusimalohi of New Lynn is tackled. is tackled. Sharman Cup Rugby League, New Lynn Stags v Richmond Bulldogs.
Richmond v New Lynn 1
Kyle Neil of New Lynn scores a try. Sharman Cup Rugby League, New Lynn Stags v Richmond Bulldogs.

As usual it was a busy weekend across Auckland and the suburban grounds were full of grassroots sporting action.

Richmond Bulldogs hosted the New Lynn Stags at Grey Lynn Park in the final round of the SAS SHARMAN CUP.

It was a tough match with both sides going to the break at 16 points a piece.

However it was Richmond who came out stronger in the second half to take the match 30 - 22.

That leaves Richmond second on the table and they will take on table-toppers Otara next week for an instant place in the grand final.

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In women's premier football Papatoetoe AFC took on Papakura City at Murdoch Park.

Both teams have had a season of ups and downs, finishing in the bottom half of the ladder.

The first half was dominated by Papatoetoe who managed to go ahead by 3 with Jacqueline David, Kirsten Wong and Tayla Hetherington all finding the back of the net.

Papakura City didn't give up and managed to keep Papatoetoe scoreless in the second half.

Unfortunately they didn't score any of their own and the half time score was the final result.

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The North Harbour ASB Cup premier final was a high scoring affair between Massey and North Shore.

There were tries aplenty and at half time Massey were ahead 29-16 after a dominant display.

North Shore never gave up though and they pushed right to the end.

The final score was 39-33 to Massey in a game that featured nine tries.

Massey raised the ASB Cup in front of their fans at North Harbour Stadium while North Shore was left to rue what could have been.

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The final round of the Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Shield saw the third place Pt Chev Pirates take on seventh place Papakura Sea Eagles.

Papakura made the trip west to Walker Park playing only for pride with no chance of making the final series.

Pride was all that was needed as they went to the break ahead 14 - 10 after a strong first half display.

However, something was said in the dressing rooms at half time that brought Pt Chev back to life and the Pirates fought back to keep the Eagles scoreless in the second half and win the match 32-14.

Pt Chev finish second on the table leapfrogging the Howick Hornets after their upset loss to the Otahuhu Leopards.

Mt Albert Lions take home the minor premiership despite losing their last two matches and will need to find their form again heading into the final series.