Super Rugby Trials: Another For Folau As Blues Tip Tahs At The Death

by Brendan Bradford - It’s still early days but Waratahs fans should be getting excited as Israel Folau scored another try in his second trial match and set up two of Tom Kingston’s three as the Sydney-siders lost 40-36 at the death against the Auckland Blues in Whangarei on Saturday. Despite dotting down six times, the Waratahs were overcome in their second trial match by a try after the fulltime siren to Blues back-rower Peter Saili but the real story is Folau’s great run of form heading into his first Super Rugby season. The Waratahs trailed 12-7 at the break but a Jed Holloway runaway try and the introduction of Folau off the bench turned the game for the visitors in the second half. Folau linked twice with Kingston as the Tahs went out to a 24-12 lead but the Blues – who are a far improved side from their woeful 201
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