3 Aug 2011

Manawatu on top of Championship

6:25 am on 3 August 2011

Manawatu have gone to the top of the ITM Cup Championship standings after beating North Harbour 32-21.

Sevens veteran Tomasi Cama played a big part for the homeside by scoring a try, setting up another and dropping a goal.

Manawatu are now 2 points ahead of Hawke's Bay who were beaten 21-19 by Tasman in Napier.

It is the first win for the Nelson-based franchise.