Turbos go top of Championship

06th Aug 2011, 09:47

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Manawatu: Goes top after toppling Taranaki

Manawatu: Goes top after toppling Taranaki

Manawatu upset Taranaki 15-10 in their ITM Cup crossover match in Palmerston North on Saturday.


Manawatu upset Taranaki 15-10 in their ITM Cup crossover match in Palmerston North on Saturday.

The win takes the Turbos to the top of the Championship standings, while Taranaki misses a golden chance to get to the top of the Premiership table.

Manawatu outscored the visitors two tries to one.

The scorers:

For Manawatu:
Tries: Tietjens, Tikoirotuma
Con: Cruden
Pen: Cruden

For Taranaki:
Try: Hayward
Con: Barrett
Pen: Barrett