Police downs Fiji in Marist 7s final

March 18, 2023 8:43 pm

Police Blue is the new Fiji Bitter Marist 7s champions after a 15-5 victory over Fiji 1 in the final.

It was the second loss for Fiji after going down 14-7 to Tabadamu yesterday.

Despite starting well, the national side was rattled and they failed to spark.

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Inia Tawalo scored the first try for Fiji after two minutes before Livai Ikanikoda crossed for Police on the stroke of halftime.

It was a tight first seven minutes with scores locked at 5-all.

Police extended its lead after the break when Peni Kurusiga dived in the corner with Terio Tamani successful with the conversion.

Tamani later nailed a penalty to put the result beyond reach for Fiji.