Haka with a Wanganui twist



ALSTONVILLE is in the midst of a mini-Trans Tasman duel.

Wanganui High School has stopped over at the plateau to take on the area's best young netball and rugby players.

And the Kiwis are going alright.

On Wednesday, the Wanganui netballers defeated an Alstonville composite side 45-39 in a great match.

Following the girls' example, the Wanganui boys belted the Wollongbar Under-19s 41-0.

The rugby exhibition was preceded by a great rendition of the haka ... not the haka you normally see on television, but one native to their area of the South Island.

Round two starts this afternoon.

Wanganui will take on Trinity Catholic College's Open girls team at the Alstonville Community Centre at 4.30pm.

At 7 o'clock tonight at Lyle Park, Wollongbar, Wanganui will play the Wollongbar Under-19s for a second time.



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