Was it a case of super boots or suspect defending after Napier City Rovers out gunned Wairarapa United in a high-scoring affair in Masterton tonight?
The Thirsty Whale-sponsored Rovers pipped the hosts 7-5 at the Masterton Memorial Turf under floodlights in round nine of the Ultra Football Central League.
"I think it was a combination of both things," said Blues player/coach Bill Robertson on the way back home after the James Hoyle-captained side came from 4-3 down at halftime to claim three points for the league leaders enjoying a five-point buffer.
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Napier City Rovers midfielder Sho Goto's English is, let us say, elementary at best but it hardly mattered because in 62 minutes on the park he didn't require words to dismantle Havelock North Wanderers today.
The Thirsty Whale-sponsored Blues, sporting a black-and-white away strip for the first time this season, predictably hammered Building King Wanderers 6-1 on a sunny but breezy day when a decent crowd had gathered at Guthrie Park.
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