Mocenacagi scores, Fiji through to Cup quarters

May 21, 2022 8:50 am

Sevuloni Mocenacagi. [File Photo]

Sevuloni Mocenacagi marked his return to the World Sevens Series with a try in Fiji 7s 19-0 defeat of Wales and helped the side qualify to the quarter-finals.

He scored in the first two minutes of the match for a 5-0 lead.

Olympic gold-medalist Napolioni Bolaca extended Fiji’s lead with a converted try.

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The former Drua rep made a strong line-break, fending off a defender to score between the sticks.

Waisea Nacuqu added the extras with a successful conversion.

Fiji was awarded a penalty try before halftime when Filipe Sauturaga was high-tackled by Iwan Pyrs Jones.

With another seven points, Fiji lead 19-0 at the break.

Slippery conditions dampen play in the second half with a number of knock-ons made.

Wales had a number of chances but lost the ball forward in a number of occasions.

Fiji will face hosts France next at 12.04am tomorrow.