HK 7s: Fijiana 7s bounces back to secure 24-7 win over South Africa in second pool match

HK 7s: Fijiana 7s bounces back to secure 24-7 win over South Africa in second pool match

By Mosese Raqio
Friday 05/04/2024
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The Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s side has bounced back from their earlier loss to Australia in their first pool match of the HSBC Hong Kong 7s to claim a 24-7 win over South Africa tonight.

Fiji started the game well scoring three tries and two conversions through Verenaisi Ditavutu, captain Raijeli Daveua and Ilisapeci Delaiwau to take a 19-0 lead in the first half heading into the break.

South Africa came back and scored a converted try through Ayanda Malinga in the 10th minute to trail 19-7.

Daveua scored her second try of the match in the 13th minute with the conversion unsuccessful for the final score.

Fijiana will play Ireland at 3.02pm tomorrow in their final pool match.

Meanwhile, the Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side will take on Australia in their first match at 9.30 tonight in their first pool match, they will then play Canada at 12.33 midnight tonight before taking on France at 5.43pm tomorrow in their final pool match.

Pool Matches

DateTimeTeamTeam
Women's Cup SF -
Sun 7th AprFull Time USA19 - 5France
Full Time New Zealand28 - 14Australia
5th Place PlFull Time Canada15 - 19Fiji
Men's SF -
Sun 7th AprFull Time Ireland26 - 10France
Full Time Australia7 - 26New Zealand
5th Place PlFull Time Fiji33 - 14South Africa
Women's 3rd placeFull Time France21 - 24Australia
Men's 3rd PlaceFull Time Ireland14 - 5Australia
Women's Cup FinalFull Time USA7 - 36New Zealand
Men's Cup FinalFull Time France7 - 10New Zealand
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