Otago 19

20 Hawkes Bay

West sparks Hawke's Bay Shield win

A brilliant 60m try to first five-eighths Ihaia West provided a 20-19 Ranfurly Shield victory for Hawke's Bay as Otago lost the coveted trophy at their first defence in Dunedin on Sunday.
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Preview: Otago v Hawke's Bay

It is difficult to believe that 18 months ago Otago would have been in the position of defending the Ranfurly Shield but that is the reality when playing Hawke's Bay in Dunedin on Sunday afternoon.
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Meeuws passes on Shield know-how

When the Ranfurly Shield hasn't rested in your province for 56 years it pays to have some institutional knowledge on how to defend it.
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Ihaia West to tick another rugby box

Young Hawke's Bay first five-eighths Ihaia West has had a couple of big years, but Sunday is shaping as the biggest challenge, a Ranfurly Shield challenge, of his career.
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