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Singapore 7s: Fiji starts strong defeating Canada 21-12

Singapore 7s: Fiji starts strong defeating Canada 21-12

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 08/04/2023
[Photo: World Rugby]

The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side has kicked start their Singapore 7s campaign on a high after defeating Canada 21-12 this afternoon.

Fiji started slow as Canada kept possession in the first 3 minutes of the match and they also scored the first try.

Pilipo Bukayaro was shown a yellow card for a high tackle.

Vuiviawa Naduvalo scored a double to give Fiji a 14-5 lead at the break.

Canada continued to put pressure on Fiji in the second half and caused Fiji to make mistakes.

A brilliant play from Napolioni Bolaca gave way for Joseva Talacolo to score Fiji’s third try.

Fiji will play Samoa at 7.30 tonight, before taking on Spain at 11.33pm in their last pool game.

The cup quarter finals will begin at 4.18pm tomorrow, the cup semi finals will begin at 8.13pm while the cup final will kick-off at 11.28pm.

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