AUSTRALIA clinched the Trans-Tasman series against New Zealand in Brisbane yesterday with a 16-4 win in the final Test. With Australia leading 6-0 at half- time, the captain, Mal Meninga, set up a try for Brad Fittler then went over himself to ensure victory.
TEST MATCH (Brisbane): Australia 16 New Zealand 4. Australia Tries: M Hancock, B Fittler, M Meninga. Goals: D Shearer 2. New Zealand Goals: G Hill 2. (Australia win series 2-0).
GREAT BRITAIN YOUNG LIONS (v Northern Territory, Darwin, Aus, today): N Thompson (Barrow); P Hassan (Wigan), D Seeds (Whitehaven), P Waring (Manchester), A Haigh (Warrington); J Windley (Hull), C Murdock (Whitehaven); S Taylor (St Helens), J Clarke (Leeds), R Goodall (York), M Hill (Oldham), P Hepworth (Bradford, capt), H Hill (Whitehaven). Substitutes: J Berry (Bradford), L Parsley (Whitehaven), S Maloney (St Helens), A Cain (Leigh), A Gouldbourne (Hull), N Simpson (Bradford), D Barker (Wigan).Reuse content