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Fijiana wins first pool match in Canada

May 12, 2018 7:05 pm

The Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s team defeated England 24-14 in its first pool match of the Langford 7s in Canada.

Fiji led 17-7 at halftime.

Fiji’s scores came from Timaima Ravisa, Luisa Basei Tisolo and Asinate Savu.

The Iliesa Tanivula-coached side was down to six through injury but their patience in the defenders prevailed.

Fiji will meet Brazil at 9.52am in its second match before taking on New Zealand at 1.06pm in its last pool play.

The Cup quarter-finals will be held tomorrow.

In other match results, New Zealand beat Brazil 36-0, Australia won against Canada 22-7, Ireland defeated Spain 7-0, France outclassed Japan 33-7 while the USA hammered Russia 35-14.