Counties and Magpies win

24th Jul 2011, 14:45

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Two tries: Ahsee Tuala

Two tries: Ahsee Tuala

Counties-Manukau moved to second place in the ITM Cup's second-tier championship with a 32-23 win over Tasman on Sunday.

Counties-Manukau moved to second place in the ITM Cup's second-tier championship with a 32-23 win over Tasman on Sunday.

Two tries each to Sherwin Stowers and Ahsee Tuala's helped Counties to their second victory of the season, leaving Tasman winless after three games.

Meanwhile, Hawke's Bay scored two second-half tries to jump to a 27-13 win over previously undefeated Otago in Napier.

Leading 13-6 at half time, Kahn Fotuali'i and Daniel Kirkpatrick scored tries in the second spell for their second win of the season.