Tauranga retain Clive Herbert Challenge Cup

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CliveHerbertChallengeApr2016Watched by academy founder Ricki Herbert, Tauranga have retained the Clive Herbert Challenge Cup after holding off Bay of Plenty rivals Taupo in a nine-goal thriller.

The two teams representing the Tauranga and Taupo talent development centres met on Sunday April 3 to decide who gets bragging rights at least until the next staging of the challenge cup.

Playing at The Blue Rovers Club grounds at Morland Fox Park, Greerton, the match finished 5-4 in favour of Tauranga.

The Ricki Herbert Football Academy thanks Roy Brown for refereeing the match and The Blue Rovers Club for its support of the fixture.

In the first Clive Herbert Challenge match, Tauranga won 4-3. Read about that game here.