Taranaki beat Canterbury in thriller to win Ranfurly Shield - News Summed Up

Taranaki beat Canterbury in thriller to win Ranfurly Shield


Taranaki celebrate their epic Ranfurly Shield win over Canterbury. As they did in 2017, Taranaki have snatched the Log o' Wood from Canterbury in Christchurch, with a late Jordie Barrett penalty sealing a 23-22 win. It was a play that ultimately sealed the win for Taranaki, whose last three Shield reigns have been at the expense of Canterbury. Leaving the defence in his wake, Barrett sent Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens away on the inside, who stood up Richie Mo'unga to score his second. Taranaki 23 (Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens 2, Tupou Vaa'i tries; Jordie Barrett con, 2 pens)Canterbury 22 (Oli Jager, Richie Mo'unga, Andrew Knewstubb tries; Richie Mo'unga 2 cons, pen)HT: 20-3


Source: Otago Daily Times September 19, 2020 06:56 UTC



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