Rugby League

Rateri double not enough for Silktails

April 20, 2024 4:26 pm

[Source: Fiji Government/ Facebook]

The Fiji Airways Kaiviti Silktails have succumbed to their seventh straight loss in the Jersey Flegg Cup in Australia, losing 22-14 to the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

The Wes Naiqama-coached side started strong and were levelled 12-all at halftime, after second rower Joseva Rateri bagged two tries following some scintillating passing.

The Silktails regained the lead in the second spell with a successful penalty goal to fullback Gabriel Daunivucu.

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The side were unable to maintain the lead however as the Rabbitohs scored two tries to secure the win.

The Silktails have yet to win a game in the Jersey Flegg Cup after seven rounds of competition.