Youthful Bay of Plenty rugby supporters pose with ‘Hori BOP’ of the ‘BOP mafia’ at the Bay of Plenty–Canterbury match in 2004. The Steamers (named for Rotorua’s geysers) went down 26–33, losing the Ranfurly Shield, which they had wrested from Auckland (33–28) and retained against Waikato (26–20).
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Photograph by Brendon Gardner
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