Fijiana finishes 6th

January 29, 2023 6:51 pm

The Fijiana side has finished sixth at the Sydney 7s after losing 36-12 to Australia in the fifth place play-off.

It’s an improvement after finishing eighth in Hamilton last week.

Madison Levi put the home side in front after two minutes.

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However, Younis Bese canceled the Aussies’ lead when she sprinted away over 50 meters to register their first try.

The Fijiana managed to win the restart and continued to maintain possession, a few phases later, Ivamere Nabura was over in the corner.

Just before the break Australian women’s 7s star Charlotte Caslick equalized for a 12-all scoreline at the break.

Talei Wilson copped a yellow card seconds after the break and Australia took advantage with Faith Nathan and Teagan Levi getting tries for the hosts

Caslick got her second with about a minute to play before Lilly Dick sealed the win with another try.

Meanwhile, New Zealand thrashed France 35-0 to win the final.