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Kiwis abroad – July 6


Check out the latest news involving our Kiwis playing league outside of New Zealand and Australia, with our wrap of the action from around Europe.

Junior Sa’u led the way for Salford in their 36-20 victory over Huddersfield, scoring two tries and smashing through for 155 metres.

Fellow Kiwi Ben Murdoch-Masila also scored for the Red Devils, who sit second on the Super League ladder.

Across in France the Catalans Dragons triumphed in a 76-point thriller against Leigh, winning 40-36.

Prop Sam Moa and back-rower Justin Horo both scored tries for the Dragons, who also had Krisnan Inu and Louis Anderson take the field.

Bay Roskill Vikings junior Bill Tupou scored for Wakefield as they downed last year’s runners-up Warrington 26-12, also racking up 151 metres and five offloads. Tinirau Arona contributed 39 tackles for the Wildcats.

Fetuli Talanoa grabbed a double but couldn’t prevent his Hull FC side losing to ladder-leading Castleford.

In the second-tier Championship Misi Taulapapa’s Featherstone powered past Batley, while Zach Dockar-Clay scored a try for Hull KR as they beat London in a top-of-the-table clash, which ensures KR claim the League Leaders’ Shield.

Toulouse Olympique suffered a shock defeat to Oldham, with local lads Andrew Bentley, Tyla Hepi and Constantine Mika all taking the field for the ambitious French outfit.

(Main photo: Junior Sa’u. Credit: salfordreddevils.net).