Fijians shine in Taranaki win – FBC News

Three players with links to Fiji scored five tries between them to help Taranaki to a 55-28 win over Bay of Plenty in New Zealand’s NPC Premiership yesterday.

Former Lelean Memorial School student Vereniki Tikoisolomone and New Zealand under 20 rep Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens both scored a double while Kini Naholo was also on the score sheet with a try.

The speedy outside backs ran riot as Taranaki continued their charge towards a return to the NPC Premiership.

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Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens crossed twice in the first half as Taranaki shot out to a 24-7 halftime lead.

Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens of Taranaki scored a double in his side’s big win.[Source:stuff.co.nz]

Naholo and replacement Tikoisolomone both scorched the turf to score and put the contest beyond doubt at 41-7 with 20 minutes left.

In another match, Hawkes Bay defeated Wellington 31-28.

 


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