Charlie Ngatai has rescued the NPC champions from a fourth straight defeat against Counties.
The battle lines have been drawn for Taranaki's upcoming rugby clash with Manawatu.
City of London police are investigating the printing and selling of counterfeit Rugby World Cup tickets, saying fans are being ripped off by scam sites.
Twelve All Blacks will meet management on Thursday to discuss why they missed the World Cup cut.
The rules may change but the fans are expected to play on as bars within Hamilton's Rugby World Cup Fan Zone switch codes and show the NRL final.