Fiji Time: 11:53 AM on Friday 21 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Giant killers on the run

By ILAITIA TURAGABECI
Saturday, December 01, 2012

Update: 2:51AM PORTUGAL, the underdog of pool C at the 2012 Dubai Sevens, kicked a penalty to edge England and secure a quarter-final spot.

The shocking defeat of Ben Ryans England, relegated to the plate in a thrilling 21-22 encounter, gave the Portugese heart going into Day Two.

Portugal captain Frederico Oliveira was ecstatic, saying they took their chances and it paid off.

The side beat South Africa, leading 10-7 and losing 10-12 at the final whistle, for the first time.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Budget
  2. Patel guilty of abuse
  3. Jail for rapist
  4. Miss World visits Fiji
  5. All Blacks show support for Samoa
  6. Movember soccer meet successful
  7. Friend of the Pacific
  8. Delay in pre-Budget lock-up session
  9. Travel firm eyes Chinese market
  10. Child neglect

Top Stories this Week

  1. Stabbed to death Tuesday (18 Nov)
  2. Tourist's death: Murder accused to appear in court Monday (17 Nov)
  3. Prime Minister Modi arrives in Fiji Wednesday (19 Nov)
  4. Lover's alibi Sunday (16 Nov)
  5. Kill victim cried for help Tuesday (18 Nov)
  6. The man behind the scene Monday (17 Nov)
  7. Bula Mr Modi Wednesday (19 Nov)
  8. Man found unconscious, dies in hospital Monday (17 Nov)
  9. Modi-fied Thursday (20 Nov)
  10. Modi announces visa on arrival for Fiji people Wednesday (19 Nov)