| Rugby News | Sunday September 16 2012 18:21
Southland's recorded its first win of the ITM Cup season in emphatic fashion.
The Stags have scored four unanswered second half tries to thrash Hawke's Bay 35-7 in Invercargill.
Jamie Mackintosh, Jason Rutledge, Tim Cornforth and Dion Bates all crossed for tries to ensure Southland snap their drought.
The hosts led 9-7 at halftime.
Southland remains second to last in the championship standings but now boast seven competition points, while Hawke's Bay remain rooted to the bottom of the premiership.
Photo: It was Jimmy Cowan's 100th match for the region (Photosport)
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