Double delight for Feki as Sharks edge out Dragons
Sosaia Feki's late try gave Cronulla Sharks the bragging rights in their derby clash with St George Illawarra Dragons on Friday as they moved into second place in the NRL.
The winger took advantage of some luck in the build-up to dive over in the corner with eight minutes to play and seal an 18-14 victory over a Dragons side without star duo Gareth Widdop and Josh Dugan at UOW Jubilee Oval.
Despite falling behind on three occasions the Sharks were able to stay in touch with their hosts and they got their reward late on as Feki wrapped up the victory with his second of the match.
With the hooter looming the Sharks profited from a long pass from Chad Townsend, a ricochet and a quick-thinking scoop pass from Jack Bird to get Feki in, the 26-year-old making no mistake to move the visitors above their rivals in the ladder.
After three successive NRL defeats there was finally some good news for South Sydney Rabbitohs as they got their season back on track with a 28-8 win over Wests Tigers.
Robbie Farah starred for the Bunnies as he kicked superbly and created two of their five tries - including Sam Burgess' score after 24 minutes.
Alex Johnston and Angus Crichton also crossed for the Rabbitohs as they moved within two points of the top eight, leaving Wests Tigers to reflect on a seventh defeat of the season.
The Tigers were their own worst enemy at ANZ Stadium as they consistently made poor decisions and missed tackles - Elijah Taylor's try early in the second half a rare positive moment for Ivan Cleary's side.