The Porirua Vikings have defeated defending Champions, the Randwick Kingfishers, in their opening round fixture at Ascot Park over the weekend.
The Vikings were too strong at home for the Kingfishers, running out 34 – 16 victors in the Wellington Premier One competition.
In the other matches played, the St George Dragons were too strong for Toa, whilst Whiti Te Rā and Te Aroha both won their respective fixtures.
In Premier Two, the Kingfishers defeated St George 28 – 16, whilst the Trentham Titans had a close two point win over the Victoria Hunters.
St George Dragons 44 d. Toa 16
Porirua Vikings 34 d. Randwick Kingfishers 16
Whiti Te Rā 20 d. Wainuiomata Lions 10
Te Aroha Eels 42 d. Petone Panthers O
Randwick Kingfishers 28 d. St George Dragons 16
Whiti Te Rā 32 d. Wainuiomata Lions 0
Trentham Titans 16 d. Victoria Hunters 14