Vanua XV scoreless in first match in NZ

Action between the games between Vodafone Vanua XV and the New Zealand Heartland XV. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE Vodafone Vanua XV got a taste of New Zealand rugby in their first match against the New Zealand Heartland XV by 60-0 yesterday at Owen Delany Park, Taupo, New Zealand.

The Vodafone Vanua was on the backfoot from the kickoff as NZ Heartland ran in five tries, two of which was converted in the first to leave the scores at 29-0 at the break.

NZ Heartland ran rampage again in the second half giving Vodafone Vanua no outlet to double the margin and win the game by 60-0.

Vodafone Vanua and NZ Heartland will play their second match on Sunday.

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