London 7s: Fiji through to the cup quarter final after beating USA 26-19

London 7s: Fiji through to the cup quarter final after beating USA 26-19

By Antonio Rahiman
Sunday 29/05/2022
[Image: World Rugby]

Napolioni Bolaca put on a brilliant display of rugby as the Fiji Airways Men’s national 7s team beat USA 26-19 to qualify for the cup quarter final.

Bolaca notched up a total of 11 points in their last pool game by scoring a try and kicking 3 conversions.

Vuiviawa Naduvalo, Kaminieli Rasaku, and Pilipo Bukayaro were the other try scorers.

The win sees Fiji finishing pool play on top while Spain finishes second.

In other results; Spain beat Wales 42-17,Ireland beat Argentina 22-21 and South Africa beat Kenya 21-21, The Cup quarterfinals will start at 9.58pm today, the Cup semi-finals will begin from 1.53am Monday and the Cup final will start at 4.58am Monday.

You can catch the live commentaries of Fiji’s games with our top rugby commentator Antonio Rahiman and former Fijiana 15s openside flanker, Mere Moto on Viti FM on 92FM, 92.2FM and 92.6FM.

You can also download the fijivillage app to listen to the commentaries through the live radio option.

1' Cakanakaivata breaks through but loses his feet. 

2' USA in possession of the ball. USA offside. 
2' Rasaku explodes through the gap to get the first try for the Fiji side. Conversion is successful

4' Brilliant execution by Semi Kunatani and Vuiviawa Naduvalo to make the second try of the match. Conversion is unsuccessful

5' Steve Tomasin gets through the gaps to mae USA's first try.
7' Napolioni Bolaca outpaces the USA side to make another try for Fiji. Conversion successful.

Overtime - USA in possession of the ball but loses it in the process



 19-10 8' USA is in possession but need to hold onto the ball, and Perry Baker makes it to the try line
11' Fiji in possession to try and get to the try line and Bukayaro outpaces the rest to the try line. Conversion successful
10' Lucas Lacamp makes the third try to draw to Fiji
14' Napolioni Bolaca kicks the ball out to end the game. 



Most common banking fraud in Fiji involves family members – ANZ
It is shocking that the most common banking fraud that ANZ has come across involves family members obtaining financial advantage from their loved ones...
14 hours ago
Inflation down to 3.7% in January – Prof. Prasad
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Professor Biman Prasad has stated that the annual inflation rate last year was 5.1 percent and the ...
14 hours ago

FCCC monitors potential scams despite not receiving complaints
Despite not receiving any complaints against the suspected pyramid scheme operating as Elite Society, the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission ...
18 hours ago

ANZ repels millions of unsuccessful cyber attacks
There have been millions of unsuccessful cyber attacks targeted towards the ANZ network in a month to get access to the system however, via a strong ...
18 hours ago

You must be Chiefs for all - Rabuka
As an elected politician I do not act only for the iTaukei, I’m the servant of all communities that call Fiji home. That was the message from ...
18 hours ago

Drivers concerned about speeding Government vehicles along Queen’s Highway
Following serious concerns raised by many drivers about government vehicles that have been seen speeding and driving dangerously along Queen’s ...
21 hours ago


fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
Kishore Kumar Trial
Kishore Kumar is charged with allegedly making false claims on his Facebook page, Kishore Kumar Publications that there was a porn video of ...
9 days ago

Concerns raised regarding the state of CWM Hospital
General and Chief Pediatric Surgeon at the CWM Hospital, Dr Josese Turagava says due to the increase in the number of people who are moving to the ...
10 days ago

HSBC Perth 7s 2024
The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side secured a 4th place finish at the HSBC Perth 7s while the Fijiana 7s finished 8th in the Women’s ...
26 days ago