Auckland Lions seal their first away victory


The Vodafone Auckland Lions put together an impressive display to beat Manly 29-16 in their New South Wales Premier League clash at Brookvale Oval on Sunday.

Three early tries had the Auckland side leading 18-0 early on, Vodafone Warriors Todd Byrne and Patrick Ah Van both scoring before Bay Roskill product Scott Jones added a third.

It was the side's second win from four starts in the competition.

Match details:

At Brookvale Oval, Sydney:

Vodafone Auckland Lions 29 (Todd Byrne, Patrick Ah Van, Scott Jones, Sonny Fai, Constantine Mika tries; Steve Buckingham 3 conversions, penalty, field goal).

Manly Sea Eagles 16 (Michael Bani 2, Sean Meaney tries; Sam Key conversion; Todd Barrow conversion).