The Fiji Pearls have clinched their third consecutive win in the 2023 Pacific Games.
The Unaisi Rokoura-coached side proved too strong for Norfolk Island, with a resounding 98-16 victory.
The Pearls suffered a setback however when centre Navinia Sivo injured her leg and had to be helped off the court in tears
In the Va’a competition, the women’s paddling took out the silver medal in the V6 1500 meters final this afternoon.
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The team looked promising from the beginning, led by V1 500 meters gold medallist Elenoa Vateitei.
The Fiji women’s touch rugby team will compete for the bronze medal against the Cook Islands this afternoon.
This is after the team suffered a 6-2 defeat against Samoa in the semi-final earlier today.
In other sports, the Taekwondo rep Suliano Leli lost to Tonga in the men’s 74kg division semi-final.
Additionally, the men’s 3×3 basketball side has defeated Tahiti 16-12 in their opening game.
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The Fiji women’s touch rugby team has suffered a 6-2 defeat against Samoa in the semi-final earlier today.
They will now compete for the bronze medal against the Cook Islands this afternoon.