Fiji to face South Africa in cup SF after a solid 26-14 win over Great Britain

Fiji to face South Africa in cup SF after a solid 26-14 win over Great Britain

By Alifereti Sakiasi
Saturday 28/01/2023
[Photo: World Rugby]

The Fiji Airways men’s 7s team are continuing their fine performance in the Sydney 7s and have booked a spot in the cup semifinals after a comfortable 26-14 win over Great Britain.

Speedster Viwa Naduvalo opened the try scoring for Fiji in the first half followed by Josua Vakurinabili.

Max McFarland hit back for Great Britain with a converted try, however magic man Waisea Nacuqu quickly capitalized on errors by scoring Fiji’s third try just before half time.

Fiji led 19-7.

Manueli Maisamoa showed pure class in his offloads and combination with Naduvalo, which resulted in him extending the lead to 24 – 7.

Will Homer responded in the 12th minute adding 7 more points to the tally for Great Britain however Fiji managed to hold up a solid defence until the final hooter.

In earlier matches, New Zealand beat Samoa 12-0 and South Africa beat Ireland 26–12.

The semifinals kick off at 5:06pm tomorrow and Fiji will play South Africa in the second cup semifinal at 5:28pm.

The cup final will be played at 9:26pm tomorrow.

Sydney 7s

Women's Final -
Sun 29 JanFull TimeFrance0 - 35New Zealand
Men's Final -
Sun 29 JanFull TimeNew Zealand38 - 0South Africa
Women's 5th Place Play-Off -
Sun 29 JanFull TimeAustralia36 - 12Fiji
Men's Bowl Final -
Sun 29 JanFull TimeFiji29 - 5France
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