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Fiji to face Scotland in the men's 7s gold quarter final

Fiji to face Scotland in the men's 7s gold quarter final

By Marika Rasekaseka
Sunday 31/07/2022
[Photo credit: Getty Images]

The Fiji Airways Menโ€™s 7s team has topped pool C and will face Scotland in the Commonwealth Games gold quarter final after beating Wales 38-24 in Birmingham.

The Fiji 7s team led 26-7 in the first spell with Filipe Sauturaga crossing the line after 30 seconds of their game against Wales.

Vuiviawa Naduvalo scored a double with Sauturaga while Waisea Nacuqu and Kaminieli Rasaku scored a try each to seal the win.

Wales came hard in the second half but Kaminieli Rasaku scored the last try.

Fiji thrashed Zambia 52-0 in their first game and beat Canada 19-12 in their second match.

In other results Uganda thrashed Jamaica 40-0, Australia defeated Kenya 7-5, Samoa thrashed Sri Lanka 44-0, Tonga beat Malaysia 31-7, South Africa defeated Scotland 34-0 and Canada beat Zambia 24-12.

The menโ€™s gold medal quarter-finals will begin at 7.26am, and the bronze medal match kicks off at 7:12am Monday followed by the gold medal final.

You can catch the live commentaries of Fijiโ€™s games with our rugby commentators Mere Moto, Mark Rasekaseka and Antonio Rahiman on Viti FM on 92FM, 92.2FM and 92.6FM.

You can also download the fijivillage app to listen to the commentaries through the live radio option.




Try! Filipe Sauturaga scores for Fiji. Conversion successful
7 - 0

7 - 7
Wales strike back with a try!
Vuiviawa Naduvalo scores a superb try for Fiji!
14 -7

Naduvalo scores his second try!

Waisea Nacuqu scores for Fiji!
26 - 7


26 - 7

Filipe Sauturaga scores his second try for Fiji!
31 - 7

31 - 12
Lloyd Lewis scores Wales second try of the match!

31 - 19
Lloyd Lewis scores again for Wales!
Kaminieli Rasaku extends Fiji's lead!
38 - 19

38 - 24
Morgan Williams scores for Wales!
Fiji wins!

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