CRL 2022 – ROUND 10 WRAP

The Massetti Cup’s top four teams all chalked up Round 10 victories on Saturday, leaving Hornby Panthers and Riccarton Knights with plenty of work to do to force their way into the CRL Bartercard Men’s Premiership playoffs with four weeks of the regular season remaining. A late surge from Eastern delivered another blow to Hornby’s…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 9 WRAP

Hornby Panthers launched a late comeback to claim a vital last-gasp win in Round 9 of the Bartercard CRL Men’s Premiership, while Linwood Keas and Halswell Hornets consolidated their top-two Massetti Cup standing with convincing results on Saturday. Riccarton Knights were on course for a momentous victory at Crosbie Park when they led the Panthers…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 8 WRAP

Three second-half turnarounds highlighted a thrilling eighth round of the 2022 CRL Bartercard Men’s Premiership, with Linwood Keas, Halswell Hornets, Eastern Eagles taking another step towards finals footy and Northern Bulldogs landing a crucial blow in a furious battle for fourth spot. Linwood remains unbeaten with a four-point break on the rest of the competition,…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 7 WRAP

Eastern Eagles made a huge statement in Round 7 of the CRL Bartercard Men’s Premiership to earn a share of second spot, while Linwood Keas have rounded the Massetti Cup’s halfway marker with a perfect record. Eastern carved out a 36-28 victory over Halswell at Wainoni Park on the back of an outstanding opening 30…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 6 WRAP

Halswell Hornets and Eastern Eagles consolidated their Massetti Cup top-four places alongside unbeaten front-runners Linwood Keas with impressive performances on Saturday, while Riccarton Knights earned a share of fourth place with Northern Bulldogs via a high-scoring Bartercard Men’s Premiership Round 6 victory. Halswell’s sizzling form since its one-point Round 1 loss to the Keas continued…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 5 WRAP

Linwood Keas remain unbeaten at the top of the Bartercard CRL Men’s Premiership table, while Hornby Panthers have put a slow start to their title defence behind them with a second straight win in Round 5 of the Massetti Cup. Linwood rolled on to a 5-0 record with a hard-fought 30-16 victory over rising Eastern.…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 4 WRAP

Defending champs Hornby Panthers got off the mark for 2022 with a big second half, while Linwood Keas and Halswell Hornets racked up emphatic wins in Round 4 of the Bartercard CRL Men’s Premiership to consolidate the top two spots on the Massetti Cup ladder. Heading into the weekend 0-3 and desperate for a win,…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 3 WRAP

Linwood Keas brought up a ton, Halswell Hornets and Northern Bulldogs chalked up important wins, and Eastern Eagles consigned defending champs Hornby Panthers to a 0-3 start in Round 3 of the 2022 Bartercard CRL Men’s Premiership. The Keas overwhelmed Papanui Tigers 102-0 at Linwood Park, running in 20 tries against a rebuilding visiting team…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 2 WRAP

Linwood Keas exacted some Grand Final retribution and Riccarton Knights carved out an impressive win over a top-four regular to be the only unbeaten teams after two rounds of the 2022 Bartercard CRL Men’s Premiership. Meanwhile, Eastern Eagles and Halswell Hornets opened their accounts with resounding victories. Premiers Hornby Panthers grafted their way to a…

Read More

CRL 2022 – ROUND 1 WRAP

A pair of showdowns between last season’s top-four finishers set the scene for a thrilling start to the 2022 Bartercard CRL Men’s Premiership on Saturday. Northern Bulldogs pulled off an impressive 16-10 upset of defending champs Hornby Panthers at Murphy Park. A first-half double from winger Matty Clough propelled the Bulldogs to a 10-0 lead…

Read More