Damian McKenzie could've won the game for Waikato against Hawke's Bay. [Pic:stuff.co.nz]Former All-Black Damian McKenzie’s return to the National Provincial Championship is something he’d rather forget after missing three chances to seal victory for Waikato in a 32-all draw with Hawke’s Bay in Hamilton. Yesterday’s match was also Liam Messam’s 100th game for the province and McKenzie missed a penalty with three minutes remaining at Waikato Stadium as the match went to golden point extra time. Article continues after advertisementThe result means the teams share the points after a breathless encounter that produced 62 points and some high-quality attacking rugby. Isaiah Walker-Leawere scored a try in the match for Hawkes Bay.
Source: Stuff August 07, 2022 16:41 UTC