22 Oct 2011

Waitakere United fire first shots in national Premiership

5:39 pm on 22 October 2011

The national football Premiership's kicked off with champions Waitakere United easily seeing off visitors Hawke's Bay United 3-0 in Whenuapai.

Jake Butler struck just before half-time with the opening goal at Fred Taylor Park, then Allan Pearce converted an 80th minute penalty before Roy Krishna finished the scoring three minutes later.