Fiji qualifies for cup quarters after beating Wales 19-0

Fiji qualifies for cup quarters after beating Wales 19-0

By Antonio Rahiman , Dhanjay Deo
Saturday 21/05/2022
[Photo:Fiji 7s Team]

The Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team has qualified to the cup quarters of the Toulouse 7s after defeating Wales 19-0 in their second pool match.

Sevuloni Mocenacagi and Napolioni Bolaca scored a try each in the first half and Fiji was also awarded a penalty try.

There was a lot of scrappy play in the second half and handling errors prevented Fiji from scoring further tries.

Elia Canakaivata was also yellow carded for entering the ruck from the side.

Fiji earlier beat Kenya 29-5.

They will take on France at 12.34am tomorrow in their final pool game.

The men’s quarterfinals will start at 4.04am tomorrow, the semifinals will begin at 12.14am Monday and the final will be played at 4.26am Monday.

In other results: New Zealand edged USA 19-17, Australia beat Scotland 28-7, England thumped Japan 21-10, Canada beat Argentina 19-12 and France hammered Kenya 38-14.

You can catch the live commentaries of Fiji’s games with our top rugby commentator Antonio Rahiman who will be joined by former Fijiana 15 openside flanker, Mere Moto on Viti FM on 92.2FM for Suva, Nausori, Central Division, Labasa, Nadi, and Lautoka, 92.6FM for Rakiraki and 92FM for Sigatoka, Coral Coast, Tavua, Vatukoula, Ba and Savusavu. You can also download the fijivillage app to listen to the commentaries through the live radio option.

Fiji
vs
Wales
Fiji kick off
0-0

Sevuloni Mocenacagi scores in the corner.
5-0

Conversion over
5-0

Napolioni Bolaca scores Fiji's second try under the post in the 4th minute.
12-0

Conversion over
12-0

Fiji awarded a penalty try after a high tackle on Filipe Sauturaga
19-0


Half Time

19-0


Second half kicks off
19-0

Elia Canakaivata yellow carded for entering the ruck from the side
19-0

















Toulouse 7s: Fiji starts strongly beating Kenya 29-5

By Antonio Rahiman
Saturday 21/05/2022
[Photo: World Rugby 7s]

The Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team made a strong start as they beat Kenya 29-5 in their first pool game at the Toulouse 7s.

Kaminieli Rasaku displayed effective side-stepping to get two tries in the first half.

Waisea Nacuqu, Elia Canakaivata and Filipe Sauturaga also got tries for Fiji in the second half. 

Coach Ben Gollings used the bench well in the second half as Sevuloni Mocenacagi, Semi Kunatani and Manueli Maisamoa took the field to make an impact.

Fiji executed their defence well as Kenya ran out of options with ball in hand.

Fiji will take on Wales at 8.33am today in their second pool game and then play France at 12.34am Sunday in their final pool game.

The men’s quarterfinals will start at 4.04am Sunday, the semifinals will begin at 12.14am next Monday and the final will be played at 4.26am on the same day.

In other results: Ireland caused an upset beating South Africa 21-12, Samoa thrashed Spain 42-12, New Zealand beat Scotland 19-0, USA beat Australia 24-19, England beat Canada 24-5, Argentina hammered Japan 43-5 and France thumped wales 56-5.

You can catch the live commentaries of Fiji’s games with our top rugby commentator Antonio Rahiman who will be joined by former Fijiana 15 openside flanker, Mere Moto on Viti FM. You can catch the live commentaries of Fiji’s games on our sister station, Viti FM on 92.2FM for Suva, Nausori, Central Division, Labasa, Nadi, and Lautoka, 92.6FM for Rakiraki and 92FM for Sigatoka, Coral Coast, Tavua, Vatukoula, Ba and Savusavu. You can also download the fijivillage app to listen to the commentaries through the live radio option.

Stay with us for more.


Cup Playoffs

DateTimeTeamTeam
Cup FinalFull TimeFiji29 - 17Ireland
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