Loganimasi scores hat trick as Fiji beats Spain 31-12

Loganimasi scores hat trick as Fiji beats Spain 31-12

By Alipate Narawa
Saturday 24/02/2024
Photo:Getty Images

Ponipate Loganimasi scored a hat trick to help the Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side cruise past Spain 31-12 in their first pool game in the Vancouver SVNS Tournament.

Fiji started off slowly after a shaky kickoff with players like Joseva Talacolo stepping up to the plate.

Fiji skipper Napolioni Bolaca showed glimpses of brilliance as he set up a couple of tries for the Fiji side.

Pilipo Bukayaro also got his name on the score sheets with Fiji leading 19-7 at half time.

Terio Tamani took advantage of a Spain yellow card and strolled through to score under the sticks.

play Canada at 4.44pm today before taking on Argentina at 10.33am tomorrow in their last pool match.

The men’s cup quarter finals will kick off at 2.22pm tomorrow, the cup semi finals will kick off at 8.43am Monday and the cup final will be at 1.23pm Monday.


0' Fiji kicks off, not 10 metres.

-Scrum to Spain

-Ball to Fiji after Spain offside

-Joseva Talacolo takes it into contact

-Ponipate Loganimasi scores under the sticks after a quick pass from Napolioni Bolaca 

-Bolaca converts, Fiji 7-0 Spain

-Pilipo Bukayaro gets another try for Fiji. 12-0'

-Bolaca converts, 14-0

-Josep Serres scores for Spain. Fiji 14-7 Spain

-Fiji 19-7 Spain

-Half time 19-7

-6" Penalty against Spain for holding on

-Scrum to Fiji

-He converts his own try

-Fiji 26-7 Spain

-Yellow card to Spain

-Fiji making use of the numbers advantage with Terio Tamani strolling through for a try

-Fiji 31-7

-Fiji get a penalty and opting for a lineout

-Nice offload to Jeremy Trevithick who gets the last say for Spain

-Fiji 31-12 Spain

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