20 Sep 2010

Northland beat Otago

12:24 pm on 20 September 2010

Northland have beaten Otago for the first time at at Carisbrook since 1979.

The 13-8 ITM Cup victory came after the visitors led 3-0 at half-time with the match finally bursting into life in the last 20 minutes when Hayden Triggs scored a try for Otago to take the lead.

However Northland responded 10 minutes later and regained the lead with a try to Jarrod Payne.

It's Northland's fourth win and moves them up to seventh in the standings.