Sau scores for Edinburgh, Mata rested
January 5, 2020 12:15 pm
Eroni Sau celebrates after scoring a try against Southern Kings [Picture:Edinburgh Rugby Twitter]
Former Fiji 7s star Eroni Sau was on the score sheet this morning for Edinburgh as they thrashed Southern Kings from South Africa 61-13 in their Pro14 clash.
The 2018 World Rugby 7s Rookie of the Year scored his try in the second half
The South Africans were leading 5-0 via Erich Cronje’s try when Pieter Scholtz was sent-off in the 13th minute.
Although the Kings did well to only trail 13-19 at half time, the floodgates opened in the second period as James Johnstone, Sau, Dave Cherry, Charlie Shiel and Mark Bennett all touched down, while they were also awarded a penalty try.
Viliame Mata did not feature for Edinburgh as he was rested.
Meanwhile, Flying Fijians halfback Nikola Matawalu helped Glasgow Warriors beat Benetton Treviso of Italy 38-19 in their Pro14 match this morning.
Matawalu scored one of their six tries to stay in touch of the Pro14 play-off places.
[Source: Planet Rugby]