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Fijiana finishes 11th in Los Angeles

The Fijiana 7s team finished 11th in Los Angeles 7s today after beating Spain 40-7.

The Saiasi Fuli coached side finally tasted victory in the tournament after losing all their pool matches and the ninth place semifinal.

Fiji lost 12-5 to Brazil, 19-7 to South Africa and 38-7 to New Zealand in pool matches and was beaten 17-12 by Great Britain in the ninth place semifinal.

In the eleventh place playoff, tries from Maria Rokotuisiga, Ilisapeci Delaiwau and Heleina Young saw Fiji lead 19-0 at halftime.

Meredani Qoro, Young and Adi Vani Buleki scored three more tries in the second half while Lavena Cavuru converted five of the six tries.

Reginald Chandar
Reginald Chandar
Head of News & Sports | news@fijilive.com

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