Wellington return to winning ways

15th Sep 2012, 13:59

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Ardie Savea: Scored for Lions

Ardie Savea: Scored for Lions

Wellington bounced back from last weekend's ITM Cup loss to Canterbury with a comprehensive 29-13 win against Waikato.

Wellington bounced back from last weekend's ITM Cup loss to Canterbury with a comprehensive 29-13 win against Waikato.

Eric Sione, Ardie Savea, Shaun Treeby and Jason Woodward scored tries for Wellington, while Ted Tauroa crossed for Waikato's only five pointer.

The Lions now have 19 competition points, one more than Taranaki, who've dismissed Canterbury 18-9 in their latest Ranfurly Shield match.

More to follow...

The scorers:

For Wellington:
Tries: Sione, Savea, Treeby, Woodward
Cons: Woodward 3
Pens: Woodward

For Waikato:
Try: Tauroa
Con: Renata
Pens: Renata 2