10 Apr 2010

Force revival continues as Highlanders mauled in Queenstown

5:23 pm on 10 April 2010

The Western Force have continued their mid-season revival with an impressive 41-27 bonus-point Super 14 win over the Highlanders in Queenstown on Saturday.

Cameron Shepherd and Ryan Cross each scored a brace as the Force ran in six tries to three to secure their second win on the trot.

The visitors trailed 22-20 after 65 minutes before tries to substitute halfback Justin Turner, Cross and Shepherd secured the points.

Chris King, Steven Setephano and Fetu'u Vainikolo touched down for the Highlanders, while captain Jimmy Cowan was yellow-carded in the first half for a professional foul.