3 Sep 2016

Garden-Bachop kicks Lions to victory

7:26 pm on 3 September 2016

Utility back Jackson Garden-Bachop has kicked Wellington to 21-17 victory over North Harbour in the provincial rugby competition.

Jackson Garden-Bachop

Jackson Garden-Bachop Photo: Photosport

Garden-Bachop kicked seven penalties from seven attempts in the capital to overturn Harbour's lead established by tries from Matt McGahan and Matt Vaega.

Earlier on Saturday, Tasman first-five-eighth Marty Banks kicked 20 points as the Makos beat Taranaki 25-20 in Nelson.

Marty Banks

Marty Banks Photo: Photosport

Taranaki dominated the first-half and led through tries to Beaudein Waaka and the All Black, Seta Tamanivalu.

Kieron Fonotia crossed the line for Tasman in the second-half before Banks kicked them to victory.