Italians no match for rampant

Wests Tigers defeated Italy 78-4 on Saturday night in their opening trial match of 2005. Italy scored first from dummy half a metre out before 78 unanswered points were racked up. In the curtain raiser, Wests Tigers 2 defeated NSW Southern Division 94-6.

WESTS TIGERS 78 (P Richards 3, L Fulton 2, P Whaturia 2, S Prince 2, M O'Neill, D Collis, D Fitzhenry, B Harrison, B Galea tries; B Hodgson 10, S Prince goals) Italy 4 (J Commisso try).