22 Aug 2008

Otago beat Counties-Manukau

5:47 am on 22 August 2008

Otago has beaten Counties-Manukau 22-8 at Mt Smart stadium in Auckland at the start of round four of rugby's provincial championship.

It's the Steelers' third loss in a row.

Otago scored three tries to one in a scrappy match marred by handling errors.

The Steelers scored first but Otago led 12-8 at half-time.