Topic: Koroneihana

Maniapoto wins Tonga Mahuta Shield

By Rahia Timutimu
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

In the last rugby league match at the Coronation celebrations, the clash for the Tonga Mahuta Shield, the holders, Tāmaki Makaurau, took on the challengers, Te Kawau Mārō o Maniapoto.

This was the first time Maniapoto challenged for the shield, and they won easily, 58-28.