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Mitre 10 Cup – Otago come back to beat Wellington


Otago stun Wellington on Saturday when they beat them 35-34 on Saturday.

It was a 78th minute try by Regan and a conversion from Josh Ioane that gave Otago the win. They never gave up but they came back in the second half with four tries to take the win.

Wellington will kick themselves after they again will rued changes gone begging as they lost composure and patience.

The game was won by Wellington when Jauiti-Parapara got over in the 61st minute for their bonus point try to extend Wellington lead to 34-23.
But Otago hit back and it all started with their pack. Vilimoni Koroi scored for them but they were still six points behind.
Otago never gave up and kept coming through their forwards before Regan dive on a ball that was stripped free by Blackwell to get over near the uprights.
Ioane made no mistake with the conversion to seal the win for his side.


Otago 35: Tries – Vilimoni Koroi (2), Liam Coltman, Sean Withy, Jack Regan Conversions –  Josh Ioane (2) Penalties – Josh Ioane(2)

Wellington 34: Tries – Trent Renata, James O’Reilly, Alex Fidow, Kemara Hauiti-Parapara Conversions – Jackson Garden-Bachop (4), Penalties – Jackson Garden-Bachop (2)

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