South Africa retain 7s Series crown


Folau Fainga'a suspended for headbutt


Chiefs win entertaining Brisbane 10s


Arnold walks after dangerous high shot


That time Lukhan Tui got demolished


World Rugby's approach to head contact


Fraser McKenzies blocks, gets KO'd


Ireland complete 2-1 series victory


Biggest hits from Wallabies vs Ireland

Friday, October 27, 2017

Wellington promoted after high scoring final decided in extra time

Wellington won an eventful Mitre 10 Cup championship final 59-45 on Friday, earning promotion to the premiership for next season. Each side scored six tries apiece in regulation time, leaving the game tied up at 40-40 on full time.

There were ten minutes a side in extra time, with Julian Savea making his mark in the second period, barging his way over the line for a well taken try. They scored three tries in extra time.

Wellington were relegated to the championship in 2014, so this win is long overdue.

Saturday sees Canterbury and Tasman battle it out in the higher division, the Premiership.

Don't miss out on rugby's biggest stories and most
popular videos with the new Rugbydump Daily

Posted by Rugbydump at 8:25 pm | View Comments (1)

No Comments

Viewing {[{ comments.length }]} Comments Refresh

Loading...

{[{c.num_likes}]}👍· Reply · Report

Register or Login to share your thoughts as a comment

Register or Login to share your thoughts as a comment