15 Sep 2012

Counties, Bay of Plenty post wins

11:45 am on 15 September 2012

Counties Manukau have continued their top form in the provincial rugby championship by thrashing Otago 43-12 in Pukekohe.

Counties led 13-12 at half-time, then poured on 30 unanswered points to keep Tana Umaga's team on top of the second division.

Earlier, Bay of Plenty found some form to beat Auckland for the first time in eight years.

The 37-16 win at Rotorua was the Bay's highest score against Auckland.