Fijiana bow out of cup contention

January 28, 2024 7:36 am

[Source: Fiji Rugby/Facebook]

The Fiji Airways Fijiana side narrowly missed out on a cup semifinal spot after losing to Ireland 14-12 in the quarterfinal of the Perth 7s.

Talei Wilson scored the opening try in the 2nd minute.

Ireland then hit back with two successive tries for a 14-5 lead at the breather.

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Vani Buleki added another try in the second spell but the Fijiana missed the conversion to level the scores and force a sudden death.

Ireland now progress to the semifinals and will face Great Britain.

The Fijiana will face Canada in the 7th place playoff at 6:15pm.