11 Oct 2013

Wellington beaten by Hawke's Bay

11:13 am on 11 October 2013

Wellington's unbeaten run in the provincial rugby premiership has come to an end, beaten 35-24 by Hawke's Bay in Napier.

Hawke's Bay scored four tries to three and led 23-14 at half-time.

Wellington still finish top of the Premiership and play Counties Manukau in the semi-finals.

Hawke's Bay climb to second in the Championship and will need other results to go their way to claim a home semi-final next weekend.