Canterbury beats Otago 32-17

2010-02-13 09:59

Flyhalf Daniel Carter kicked 12 points as the Canterbury Crusaders

beat the Otago Highlanders 32-17 in a Super 14 rugby match today.

Andy Ellis, Jared Payne, Zac Guilford and Sean Maitland scored

tries for Canterbury, which took a bonus point from a four-tries-to-two win.

Carter converted three tries and kicked two penalties.

Otago fought back after trailing 15-0 in the second half to close

to 18-17 with two tries by replacement flyhalf Michael Hobbs. However,

Canterbury pulled away with late tries from Guilford and Maitland.

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