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Fiji to face Canada in Hamilton 7s Cup quarters

January 27, 2019 7:51 am
Aminiasi Tuimaba on attack for Fiji at the Hamilton 7s [Source: World Rugby]

The Fiji Airways men’s 7s team will face Canada in the first cup quarterfinal of the Hamilton tournament at 10.36 tomorrow morning.

This is after the Gareth Baber – coached side overcame a strong Australian side 26 – 19 in its last pool match this evening.

Sevuloni Mocenacagi, Aminiasi Tuimaba, Kalione Nasoko scored a try each in the first half.

Fiji led 19-14 at half time.

Coach Gareth Baber reminded the players what should be done in the remaining half.

“If any turnover we go. You on the field you pick it up and don’t let them settle and win the ball. Let’s go and get them.”

The Australian side fought back in the starting of the second spell as they scored another try to level the score at 19-all.

Mesulame Kunavula then scored their final try to seal the victory.

Paula Dranisinukula made a try saving tackle against the Australian side in the dying minute of the game.
Meanwhile, Australia scored three tries.

Fiji earlier hammered Wales 54-7 in its opening pool match and defeated Argentina 33-24.

POOL APWDLPDP
FIJ3300639
AUS3201197
ARG3102155
WAL3003-973

Meanwhile, the second cup quarterfinal sees Samoa taking on South Africa at 10.58am.

New Zealand meets Australia in the third quarterfinal at 11.20 while USA plays Scotland in the last quarterfinal at 11.42am.

MATCHTIMETEAM 1SCORETEAM 2STAGE
M259:00AMArgentina35 - 0JapanCTQF
M269:22AMKenya19 - 12TongaCTQF
M279:44AMSpain19 - 10WalesCTQF
M2810:06AMEngland21 - 5FranceCTQF
M2910:36AMFiji33 - 7CanadaCup QF 1
M3010:58AMSouth Africa28 - 19SamoaCup QF 2
M3111:20AMNew Zealand24 - 17AustraliaCup QF 3
M3211:42AMUSA19 - 14ScotlandCup QF 4
M3312:10PMJapan7 - 31Tonga13th Place SF
M3412:32PMWales19 - 35France13th Place SF
M3512:54PMArgentina7 - 24KenyaCTSF
M3613:16PMSpain7 - 38EnglandCTSF
M3714:26PMCanada19 - 28Samoa5th Place SF
M3814:48PMAustralia14 - 24Scotland5th Place SF
M3915:16PMFijiVSSouth AfricaCup SF
M4015:38PMNew ZealandVSUSACup SF
M4116:00PMTongaVSFrance13th Place Final
M4217:00PMKenyaVSEnglandCT Final
M4317:26PMSamoaVSScotland5th Place Playoff
M4418:10PMLoser M39VSLoser M40Bronze Final
M4519:10PMWinner M39VSWinner M40Cup Final

MATCHTIMETEAM 1SCORETEAM 2POOL
M19:00AMScotland26 - 21FrancePool C
M29:22AMSouth AFrica29 - 10KenyaPool C
M39:44AMEngland10 - 12SamoaPool D
M410:06AMUSA29 - 7TongaPool B
M510:30AMAustralia17 - 12ArgentinaPool A
M610:52AMFiji54 - 7WalesPool A
M711:14AMSpain12 - 12CanadaPool D
M811:36AMNew Zealand52 - 0JapanPool D
M912:48PMScotland19 - 10KenyaPool C
M1013:10PMSouth Africa17 - 5FrancePool C
M1113:32PMEngland36 - 7TongaPool B
M1213:54PMUSA34 - 14SamoaPool B
M1314:20PMAustralia26 - 5WalesPool A
M1414:42PMFiji33 - 24ArgentinaPool A
M1515:04PMSpain22 - 19JapanPool D
M1615:26PMNew Zealand42 - 10CanadaPool D
M1717:00PMFrance15 - 19KenyaPool B
M1817:22PMSouth Africa26 - 7ScotlandPool B
M1917:44PMSamoa28 - 12TongaPool C
M2018:06PMUSA19 - 7EnglandPool C
M2118:13PMArgentina36 - 7WalesPool A
M2218:52PMFiji26 - 19AustraliaPool A
M2319:14PMCanada26 - 0JapanPool D
M2419:36PMNew Zealand17 - 0SpainPool D