Super Rugby Trials: Waratahs & Folau Off To A Winning Start

by Brendan Bradford - Israel Folau wasted no time making his mark in rugby by scoring the Waratahs’ first try after barely ten minutes of their trial match against the Melbourne Rebels in Hobart on Saturday. The dynamic 23-year old spent time on the wing, at fullback and in the centres in his first appearance in the Sky-Blue jersey and ended the day with two tries and a yellow card as the Waratahs won 24-16. “I couldn’t ask for a better start to my rugby career,” said Folau after the match. “Now it’s done and dusted I’ve got to look forward to more next week. It was certainly very enjoyable playing my first rugby game and I can get a lot of confidence out of finishing this game well. It was pretty challenging and that was what I expected. I got a bit of everything today, I got yellow carded as well, but I’m looking forward t
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