Wairarapa rugby fans were treated to a gripping game in the final of the Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Union’s Tui Cup premier division competition at Memorial Park on Saturday. Bad weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of the many supporters at the match, who witnessed Greytown storm to a 27-13 victory over Carterton. Photographer Chris Kilford captured the action.

Tavita Isaac holds the trophy aloft.

Tavita Isaac holds the trophy aloft.

Brett Rudmond, Corrie James, Tony Lyford, Caddy Sims, Kaysha Quirke and Macy Lyford bang the tin hoarding in support.

Brett Rudmond, Corrie James, Tony Lyford, Caddy Sims, Kaysha Quirke and Macy Lyford bang the tin hoarding in support.

The Perkins family show their support for Greytown: Nick (left), Lachlan, 2, Thomas, 4, mum Danielle.

The Perkins family show their support for Greytown: Nick (left), Lachlan, 2, Thomas, 4, mum Danielle.

Wet weather didn't dampen the spirit of the fans.

Wet weather didn’t dampen the spirit of the fans.

Abe Southey takes on Andy Humberstone and Pene Rokoduguni.

Abe Southey takes on Andy Humberstone and Pene Rokoduguni.

Carterton coaches Zeb Aporo and Joe Harwood.

Carterton coaches Zeb Aporo and Joe Harwood.

Tavita Isaac leads out Greytown.

Tavita Isaac leads out Greytown.