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Northland end Carisbrook curse

19th September 2010 08:51

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Northland: End southern hoodoo

Northland kept their hopes of making the top seven of the ITM Cup alive with a deserved 13-8 win over Otago in Dunedin on Sunday.

It was the first time the Taniwha won at Carisbrook since 1979 and ended 31 years of pain after leading just 3-0 at half-time.

The result also ends the struggling Otago's two-match winning burst, in a performance marred by some shaky work in the line-out and inability to take advantage of long periods on attack.

Northland captain Jared Payne scored the match-winning try for the Taniwha in the 71st minute. Lachie Munro scored the rest of Northland's points with two penalties and a conversion, while Hayden Triggs' scored Otago's only try.

The scores:

For Otago:
Try: Triggs
Pen: Parker

For Northland:
Try: Payne
Con: Munrobr>Pens: Munro 2

Otago: 15 Ben Smith, 14 Joe Hill, 13 Josh Tatupu, 12 Andrew Parata, 11 Ryan Shortland, 10 Glenn Dickson, 9 Sean Romans, 8 Adam Thomson, 7 Alando Soakai (c), 6 Brad Cameron, 5 Hayden Triggs, 4 Josh Townsend, 3 Halani Aulika, 2 Wyatt McKay, 1 Kees Meeuws.
Replacements: 16 Peter Mirrielees, 17 Sam Hibbard, 18 Hoani Matenga, 19 Charlie O'Connell, 20 Johnny Legg, 21 Hayden Parker, 22 Chris Small.

Northland: 15 Jared Payne (c), 14 Mateo Malupo, 13 Rene Ranger, 12 Aden Dewes, 11 Lachie Munro, 10 David Holwell, 9 Rhyan Caine, 8 Cam Eyre, 7 Dan Pryor, 6 Dean Budd, 5 Mark Burman, 4 Pat O'Connor, 3 Matt Wallis, 2 Tim Dow, 1 Bronson Murray.
Replacements: 16 Mikaele Tuu'u, 17 Ross Wright, 18 Roy Griffin, 19 Cam Goodhue, 20 Luke Hamilton, 21 Adam Clarke, 22 Iwi Hauraki.

Referee: Jonathon White

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