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Wellington U19 to play for third place this Sunday

The Wellington under-19 men’s rugby side lost 39-22 to Canterbury in Taupo yesterday in the Jock Hobbs Memorial National tournament and will now play off for bronze.

Despite holding Canterbury to a promising 15-15 tie at half time, Wellington saw the southerners get away from them in the first 10 minutes of the second half, scoring 17 points that set them up for victory.

Wellington will now meet North Harbour in the play-off for third, at 1.40pm in Taupo on Sunday.