Manawatu take on challenging role

Last updated 07:58 31/01/2013

Relevant offers

Manawatu will challenge Bay of Plenty for the Hawke Cup on the weekend starting February 8 in Tauranga.

 Manawatu earned the Central Districts zone two cricket challenge when topping the qualifying ladder with 41 points.

Heading the remaining five teams was Hawke's Bay (35), followed by Taranaki (25), Wairarapa (13), Wanganui (9) and Horowhenua-Kapiti (9).

In last weekend's final qualifying round, Manawatu beat Wairarapa outright, Horowhenua-Kapiti beat Wanganui on the first innings and Hawke's Bay took first innings points against Taranaki.

Ad Feedback

- Taranaki Daily News

Special offers
Opinion poll

Is Ma'a Nonu returning to the Hurricanes ...

A great move, he's still world class

Okay for one season, but no more

Depriving a more deserving player of a contract

Great for the All Blacks but of no use to Canes

Hmmm, I'll vote in 12 months' time

Vote Result

Related story: Ma'a Nonu's return to Hurricanes confirmed

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Follow the Taranaki Daily News on Twitter

Get Taranaki's frequent news and sport updates