NPOB have withdrawn from Saturday’s game as they cannot field a team.
COMMUNITY SPORT: New Plymouth Old Boys premier rugby team has withdrawn from Saturday’s match against cross-town rivals Tukapa.
Taranaki Rugby operations and community rugby manager Cole Brown confirmed NPOB’s decision. It’s understood Covid cases have ravaged the squad and they are unable to field a team.
A mid-week match was suggested but declined by Tukapa, Sports News Taranaki understands.
The withdrawal means Tukapa automatically earn five competition points.
According to Taranaki Rugby competition bylaws, clubs and the union need to b
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