4 Oct 2008

Hawkes Bay settles third in national provincial rugby competition

6:27 am on 4 October 2008

The Hawkes Bay rugby side has secured third place and a home quarter-final in the national provincial competition.

The Magpies have scored seven tries to over run Bay of Plenty 46-12 and finish on 34 points, six better than Bay of Plenty.

Second placed Canterbury have finished with 42 points after seeing off a determined Soutland 25-6.