Australia knocks Fiji out of semis

December 11, 2023 1:48 am

[Source: World Rugby Sevens]

The Fiji Airways Fiji men’s 7’s side was knocked out of cup final contention after losing to Australia 24-7 in the Cape Town 7s semi-final.

Fiji conceded two early tries in the first half as Australia raced to a 12-0 lead at halftime.

Terio Tamani scored right off the second half after selling a dummy as Fiji trailed 7-12.

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The men in green and gold extended their lead with two more tries to take their tally up to 24-7.

Fiji tried to find a chink in the Aussies army but came up short.

Australia will now face Argentina in the cup final after the latter defeated Ireland 26-19 in the first semi-final.

Fiji will face Ireland in the bronze medal playoff.