Poroporo will attempt to climb from division one to premiers in the BOP Bay wide rugby competition.

Poroporo will play Rangiuru in the final to see who will go premier next year. In order for Poroporo to get to the final and Rangiuru it had to with stand the onslaught from Kahukura who had the better of the game in the first half leading Poroporo 13-7 at the turn around.

But Poroporo dug in in the second half and stymied Kahukura to choke in their game plan and eventually Poroporo ran otu easy winners 31-13.

Kei te whakamatau te kapa Poroporo kia piki i te kowae tahi ki te taumata o Te Whutuporo Whanui o Te Waiariki. Kei te takaro te kapa Poroporo o Whakatane i te Kapa Rangiuru o Te Puke kia kite ai ko tehea o raua kei te uru ki te taumata a tera tau e taka mai ana. Kia tae te kapa Poroporo ki te whiringa toa me Rangiuru me pakanga ia i a Kahukura i tona kainga ake i Te Poroporo. Hoi ano hei nga korero a nga tohunga whutuporo ko te kapa Kahukura e ketuketu ana i Te Poroporo i te nuinga o te wa, kia mut te haurua tuatahi ko Kahukura e arahi ana i Te Poroporo tekau ma toru ki te whitu. Engari kia takaro rano i te haurua tuarua katahi te kapa Poroporo i ahei ki te whakaeke i a Kahukura kia tamia ana takaro kua raoa ke a ia mea rawa ake kua rere whakamua a Poroporo me te mutunga toru tekau ma tahi ki te tekau ma toru.