Fiji Time: 11:26 PM on Saturday 20 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Flying start

Afp
Tuesday, February 05, 2013

LONDON - Steve Menzies kicked off his final Super League season in style as Catalan Dragons held off a late fightback to record a 32-24 win against Hull KR yesterday.

Menzies, the former Australian Test back-rower, announced in the summer that at the age of 39, this will be his final season. And he crossed twice in the first-half as the French side raced into a comfortable 22-2 lead that looked like being more than enough.

But Michael Dobson ensured a dramatic finish, the halfback crossing for the first of four second-half tries for the home side that put the game back in the balance. Brent Webb, making his debut after signing from Leeds Rhinos in the off-season, went over late on for the Dragons to put the result beyond doubt, ensuring the French side started the new season with a bang.

Elsewhere yesterday, title favourites Warrington Wolves put Castleford Tigers to the sword in a 42-24 victory.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man down, Fiji wins
  2. Kuridranis celebrate
  3. Fuel drop
  4. Performance to be monitored
  5. $530k bonus payout
  6. More rain as police issue stern warning
  7. Proud achievement for duo
  8. Huge relief for mother of two
  9. Vunisa scores lifetime try
  10. Arfa's last game

Top Stories this Week

  1. TV pair sent home Wednesday (17 Dec)
  2. My boy, my hero Monday (15 Dec)
  3. Justice and sleep at last Thursday (18 Dec)
  4. She's gone but the pain stays Tuesday (16 Dec)
  5. TERROR ALERT Gunmen strike Sydney cafe Tuesday (16 Dec)
  6. Clan leader calls for harsher penalties Wednesday (17 Dec)
  7. Five-try Fiji forge Plate final berth Monday (15 Dec)
  8. Court told of baby's tragic end Thursday (18 Dec)
  9. 441 new positions Wednesday (17 Dec)
  10. A-G: Claim ludicrous Friday (19 Dec)