29 Sep 2012

Taranaki defend Ranfurly Shield against Manawatu

4:22 pm on 29 September 2012

Taranaki have held onto the Ranfurly Shield, beating Manawatu 59-18 in their ITM Cup rugby match in New Plymouth.

The homeside led 23-10 at half time and scored 8 tries to 2.

Taranaki's next challenge for the Shield is from Waikato on Wednesday.