They didn't bring home any silverware but there was plenty for the Swampfoxes to celebrate to conclude their Heartland rugby campaign.
The players, coaches and supporters gathered for the senior team's prizegiving event at the Te Aroha Events Centre on Friday night.
Thames Valley Rugby Union chief executive Edmond Leahy agreed the team's
Congratulations to the following players for their recognition at the 2017 Age Grade Prizegiving.
Players Player - Trent Bax
Most Outstanding Forward - Jayden McGaffin
Most Outstanding Back - Aidon McKain
Most Improved Player - Hamish Hart
Best Back - Cody Hannah
Best Forward - Oli Mathis
Most Improved Player - Luke Stowers
Most Outstanding Back -
Poverty Bay claimed a nail biting one point victory over Thames Valley at Boyd Park, to deny the hosts a place in the Lochore Cup semi finals for 2017. In the final round robin game of the Mitre 10 Heartland Championship, the visitors threw caution to the wind after finding
Age Grade Prize Giving - This Thursday 19th October 2017
Paeroa War Memorial Hall 6pm
Come along and see the future stars of our union recognized for their achievements in 2017.
Shaun Hill scored late for Thames Valley but it wasn't quite enough for them to make the Lochore Cup semifinals.
It summed up Thames Valley's Heartland Championship season - so near yet so far.
No sooner had second five-eighth Shaun Hill gone over in the dying minutes to seemingly see the Swamp