Viliame Kikau throws petrol on fiery grand final feud with Souths: Penrith star says Jai Arrow wanted to fight him throughout large recreation and dismisses ‘glory glory’ sledge as ‘enjoyable and video games’
- Penrith and South Sydney will meet in NRL grand final replay on Friday night time
- Panthers backrower Viliame Kikau mentioned Jai Arrow ‘wanted to fight him’ final year
- Adds spice to the spherical 4 encounter, with Nathan Cleary again for hosts
Penrith star Viliame Kikau can count on loads of consideration from South Sydney’s defenders on Friday night time after stating Jai Arrow ‘wanted to fight’ him throughout final year’s fiery NRL grand final.
Backrower Kikau, 26, additionally dismissed his now notorious publish recreation ‘glory glory’ sledge as nothing greater than ‘enjoyable and video games.’
Despite stating in any other case this week, Arrow is probably going to be gunning for Kikau in the grand final replay at Bluebet Stadium.
The Fijian worldwide collected Arrow with a excessive shot in the decider final October at Suncorp Stadium, with the Rabbitohs ahead later failing a concussion check at halftime.
He performed simply 16 minutes in the most important recreation of his life, which Penrith gained 14-12.
Penrith star Viliame Kikau (pictured proper) will likely be a transparent goal for South Sydney’s defenders on Friday night time after stating earlier this week Jai Arrow ‘wanted to fight’ him throughout final year’s grand final
Fijian worldwide Kikau collected Arrow (pictured) with a excessive shot, with the Rabbitohs ahead later failing a concussion check at halftime
Kikau (pictured with teammate Jarome Luai) additionally dismissed his now notorious publish recreation ‘glory glory’ sledge as nothing greater than ‘enjoyable and video games’
Kikau this week revealed the Queensland Origin consultant wanted to fight him after the hit that noticed him positioned on report.
‘I’m not likely a fighter. I did not say something to him. It’s not boxing,’ he mentioned.
‘It received fiery. It’s footy – what occurs on the sphere stays on the sphere. ‘He (Arrow) is a superb participant.’
When footage later emerged of Kikau seemingly mocking the Rabbitohs by singing their group tune, Glory, Glory to South Sydney, it wasn’t forgotten at Redfern.
Kikau put the light-hearted stunt down to ‘enjoyable and video games off the sphere’ and ‘too many beers’ that flowed in the grand final celebrations.
Arrow has added some spice to the eagerly awaited showdown after stating that his rival positively ‘clocked him’.
‘He received me right away in my first carry,’ he informed NRL.com. ‘He received me an excellent one, however it’s what it’s.
‘No doubt there will likely be a little bit of fireworks and each packs will go after one another.’
Kick-off on Friday night time is 8.05pm (AEST).