David Fifita’s contender for Try of the Year wasn’t enough to prevent a Benji Marshall-inspired South Sydney from making it six wins in a row at Cbus Super Stadium on Friday night.

David Fifitas contender for Try of the Year wasnt enough to prevent a Benji Marshall-inspired South Sydney from making it six wins in a row at Cbus Super Stadium on Friday night. 
In what will be remembered as one of the most entertaining games of the season, the stars for both sides produced champagne football in a high-scoring affair that produced moments of stand-and-applaud action.
Fifita owned the first half, but ultimately it was Benji who stole the show.
The Kiwi superstar finished the night with two tries, three line-break assists and a hand in almost everything the Rabbitohs did in attack to overhaul the 24-10 half-time deficit and secure the clubs sixth straight win.
Marshall threw a superb cut-out pass to Alex Johnston and then pushed up in support to get the ball back and score beneath the posts for his second try of the night in the 71st minute and seal the win in front of 17,383 fans.
Promoted to the starting lineup for suspended fullback Latrell Mitchell, Marshall made coach Wayne Bennetts a masterstroke as he ignited the second-half fightback.
Marshall, who played five-eighth with Cody Walker shifted to fullback, was everywhere and even threw one of his sublime round-the-body offloads for Johnstons 58th minute try that put the Rabbitohs ahead after a 20-point onslaught in just 13 minutes to take the lead.
David Fifita with a try you need to see to believe
The Titans never gave up but theyd be disappointed with their second half with Tyrone Peacheys solo try in the 69th minute the only bright spark that levelled the scores at 30-all until Marshall struck yet again.
The Titans were a shadow of the team that produced one of the most entertaining halves of football of the season in the first 40 minutes.
Fifitas hat-trick was almost as breathtaking as the length of the field try just before half-time that featured an Ash Taylor cut-out pass on his own try line and a 70m break by Corey Thompson before being finished off by Jamal Fogarty.
The Titans licence to thrill in attack was reaping rewards with offloads in their own in-goal area avoiding two dropouts and giving the team the chance to execute the play for Fogartys stunner.
The first half though belonged to Fiifta, who has scored eight tries in three games at Robina and became the first starting forward since Manlys Steve Menzies in 1998 to score two hat-tricks in a season.
There is nothing he cannot do. His first try, where he carried three defenders into the uprights before getting the ball down was denied by the referee until Fifita demanded the use of a captains challenge which awarded him the try.
Rabbitohs hit back with a ripper
Fifitas second try was similar to what he did against Newcastle a fortnight ago. Handed the ball off a penalty tap 10m out he brushed aside six attempts at tackle to then score a try.
Two minutes later he was in again, this time running into space after Brian Kelly threw a brilliant offload in the tackle.
But Fifita went quiet along with the Titans in the second half as the Rabbitohs began to assert their dominance and show the Gold Coast theyre still short of being a top-four contender.
The night ended badly for the Titans with centre Patrick Herbert unable to play out the second half with a calf injury while prop Moeaki Fotuaika was placed on report for taking out Adam Reynolds well after he kicked the ball.
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