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RLWC2017 - Australia v. Fiji Report

PostPosted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:07 am
by RLFANS News Hound

RLWC2017 - Australia v. Fiji Report

After last weeks stunning and surprise 4-2 victory over New Zealand, hosts Australia knew the danger that World Cup underdogs Fiji brought into today’s fixture at the Suncorp Stadium with a place at the final up for grabs.


Both sides named the same seventeen but word from the Australia camp was that Mal Meninga was forced to ‘read the riot act’ at training on Wednesday after a lacklustre run out from the green and gold. Fiji would need the help of their heavenly eighteenth man as they put their faith into their game as they looked to cause a second consecutive shock.


The bookies fancied Australia, but there was just that element of the unknown.