Fiji Men’s 7s team loses 24-7 against South Africa

Fiji Men’s 7s team loses 24-7 against South Africa

By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 13/05/2023

South Africa outclassed the Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s team 24-7 in their second pool match of the Toulouse 7s.

In rainy conditions, South Africa scored 4 tries to Fiji’s 1.

Fiji’s lone try was scored by Waisea Nacuqu in the second half.

Two Fijian players were sin binned in the first half.

Fiji had drawn its first pool match 21-all against USA.

Fiji will play France at 12:11am tomorrow in its final pool match.

The cup quarter-finals will start at 3.38am tomorrow, followed by the cup semi-finals at 11.32pm tomorrow, and the cup final will kick off at 3.56am Monday.

Match Report

Full time – South Africa 24-7

14th minute - 4th try for South Africa. 24-7.

11th minute – South Africa get their third try to extend the lead to 17-7

9th minute – Waisea Nacuqu gets a try back for Fiji. South Africa 12 v Fiji 7

2nd half starts

Half time - South Africa 12 v Fiji 0

7th minute – Mfundo Ndhlovu scores South Africa’s lead. 12-0

6th minute – Sevuloni Mocenacagi sin binned for a professional foul.

4th minute – Fiji wins a defensive penalty.

2nd minute – Fiji gives away another penalty and Dewald Human scores for South Africa. 5-0

1st minute – Fiji gives away a penalty inside their own 22 metres.

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