Old Boys retained the Citizens Shield for a fifth successive year with a 29-15 victory over Excelsior on Saturday.
In a well-attended final Old Boys were intent on extending their run of dominance while Excelsior made their first appearance in the pinnacle clash of North Otago club rugby since their 1997 triumph.
Old Boys drew first blood with a try from imposing lock Maena Mapusaga with five minutes played.
By James Ford
PHOTO: JAMES FORD – Old Boys won the Citizens Shield for a fifth successive season at the Whitestone Contracting Stadium on Saturday. Kilifi Fanupo’s side downed Excelsior 29-15 following an impressive second half display.
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