27 Sep 2008

Auckland take bonus point win against North Harbour in NPC match

4:34 pm on 27 September 2008

The Auckland rugby union side have kept their NPC playoff hopes alive beating homeside North Harbour 29-22.

Auckland dominated the first 60 minutes scoring four unanswered tries and going out to a 29-3 lead after leading 17-3 at halftime.

However, it was all North Harbour in the final 20 minutes scoring three tries to close the gap to 7 points.

North Harbour's hopes of making the playoffs are all but over with one round to play, while Auckland moves into sixth place with their bonus point win.