Mataele stars for Canterbury

October 2, 2022 10:52 am


Manasa Mataele’s Canterbury ended Otago’s NPC season with a close 27-21 win in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Mataele scored the winning try in the 64th minute kicking Jona Nareki and Otago out of a place in the quarter-finals.

Otago led 14-12 at the break.

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In other matches, North Habour thrashed Southland 66-8 and Auckland beat Taranaki 38-24.