11 December 2006

Taranaki found it tough going in the Western Quadrangular played at the weekend.
 In the 16s played at Tawa, Taranaki lost 4-8 to Wellington, 4-8 to Kapi Mana and 3-9 to Manawatu.
In the 14s played at Palmerston North, Taranaki lost 2-10 to Wellington, defeated Manawatu 7-5 and defeated Kapi Mana 9-3.
Six games were won by default as Kapi Mana could not field a girls' team.
The 12s played at Manaia was a triangular, as Kapi Mana could not field a team.
Taranaki lost 5-7 to Manawatu and 4-8 to Wellington.