15 Jan 2012

Waitakere beat Manawatu in NZFP

4:05 pm on 15 January 2012

There were some lop-sided results in a couple of today's matches in the New Zealand Football Premiership.

Second placed Waitakere scored a 7-2 victory over bottom-placed Manawatu in Palmerston North with Sean Lovemore scoring a hattrick.

Wellington moved up to third with a 6-2 win over Hawke's Bay in Napier with Louis Fenton scoring 4 times.

Waikato beat Otago 2-nil in Dunedin.

Yesterday leaders Auckland beat Canterbury 3-nil.

Auckland have 18 points, Waitakere 15, Wellington and Canterbury 12.