November 20, 2022
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Fiji defeat French Barbarians

The Flying Fijians ended its Autumn Nations Series tour on a high with a 46-14 win over the French Barbarians at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille today.
It was Fijiís second win this year in six matches.
The Vern Cotter led side ran in seven tries to their hosts two.
Fiji led at the break 26-7 after tries to captain Waisea Nayacalevu, veteran lock Api Ratuniyarawa, and winger Jiuta Wainiqolo and Vinaya Habosi with Ben Volavola adding all four conversions.
The Baabaas lone try of the first half was scored by number eight Alexandre Roumat with experienced France national half back Maxime Machenaud adding the conversion.
France scoed again at the start of the second half through Sacha Zegueur with Machenaud converting with 46 minutes gone.
Fiji wrapped up the game with Habosi and Wainiqolo completing their double alongside reserve outside back Sireli Maqala with Volavola adding a penalty.
Flying Fijians line-up: Eroni Mawi, Samuel Matavesi, Manasa Saulo, Apisalome Ratuniyarawa, Temo Mayanavanua, Isoa Nasilasila, Kitione Kamikamica, Viliame Mata, Simione Kuruvoli, Ben Volavola, Vinaya Habosi, Kalaveti Ravouvou, Waisea Nayacalevu, Jiuta Wainiqolo, Setareki Tuicuvu Reserves: Tevita Ikanivere, Livai Natave, Luke Tagi, Mesulame Dolokoto, John Dyer, Peni Matawalu, Adrea Cocagi, Sireli Maqala
By Noa Biudole


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