Match Report: Australians Schools fight back in second half to beat Fiji Schools

Australian Schools have scored 29 unanswered points to claim a come from behind 39-17 victory over Fiji Schools in Auckland. On a heavy track, the Fijians opened the scoring with a penalty goal and looked strong in the opening stages. Australia's set piece put them on the front foot and centre Nick Wilkinson quickly capitalised, throwing a nice cut-out pass to fullback Luke Osborne who scored the opening try. The Fijians hit back soon after to regain a 10-5 lead, but Australia continued to attack. Wilkinson linked with his Joeys teammate Matthew McTaggert and put Osborne in space, allowing the fullback to kick ahead for Gregory Terrace winger Will Eadie who regathered and scored to level things up. But once again the Fijians responded, showing some impressive skills to score and take a 17-10 lead to the break. Early in the second half, Shore lock Rory Suttor barged over from close range to reduce the deficit to just two points, before winger Yirrbi Jaffer-Williams took an inter
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