12 Dec 2010

Wins to Wellington and Otago in ASB premiership

7:09 pm on 12 December 2010

Wellngton's beaten Hawkes Bay 3-2 in Napier to move up to second in football's ASB Premiership while Otago beat Canterbury 2-1 in Dunedin.

After trailing at half-time Otago equalised in the 86th minute when Phil Ruggles scored and Nathan Knox got the winner in the third minute of added time.

Hawkes Bay led 2-0 at half-time with goals from Jarrod Smith and Andy Bevin but Hicham Kamri, Michael Fifi and Emiliano Tado scored for Wellington after the break.

Waitakere United remain unbeaten with 18 points, eight ahead of Wellington with Auckland on nine, one clear of Canterbury and Hawkes Bay.