Counties Manukau continue on winning way

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    07 Oct 2017     Getty Images

Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali scored three tries as Counties Manukau crossed for five tries and also received a penalty try.

Bay of Plenty increased their lead in the Championship with a 27-17 win over Otago in Dunedin while Manawatu and Auckland drew 15-15 in Palmerston North. 


With one round to play, all six Premiership teams are in contention for the playoffs while Bay of Plenty, Otago and North Harbour are confirmed in the Championship playoffs.


Wellington 13 (Kiri Mei, Angelica Uila tries; Acacia te Iwimate pen) Counties Manukau 43 (Leilani Perese, Justine Lavea, Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali 3, Penalty try, tries; Hazel Tubic 4 con pen). HT: 5-22

Manawatu 15 (Ruci Malanicagi, Elizabeth Goulden tries; Goulden con, pen) Auckland 15 (Leanne Thompson, Aleisha Pearl Nelson, Charlene Gubb tries). HT: 8-10

Otago 17 (Julia Gorinsky, Annemieke van Vliet tries; Olivia Waldron con, pen; Sheree Hume con) Bay of Plenty 27 (Aryhan Clarke 2, Ora Williams 2, Ereti Williams tries; Chrstal Mayes con).

Tasman 12 (Jess Drummond, Jess Foster tries; Risi Pouri-Lane con) North Harbour 25 (Olivia Ward-Duin, Claudia McMeekin, Kate Williams, Laishon Jones tries; McMeekin con: Sophie Fisher pen).

Waikato 20 (Hanna Brough, Natalie Delamere, Chelsea Alley tries; Alley con; Calista Wihone pen) Canterbury 31 (Corinna Whiley 2, Kendra Cocksedge, Rebecca Todd, Nina Poletti tries; Cocksedge 3 con). HT: 8-19