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Coach warns players

Maikeli Seru In Hamilton, New Zealand
Sunday, February 04, 2018

FIJI Airways 7s team coach Gareth Baber has warned his players to be cautious in their play today in the play-offs of the Hamilton 7s in New Zealand.

He said the players were warned during halftime break in their match against Spain.

Fiji led the first half 12-0 with the first try to Eroni Sau — 40 seconds from kick-off after he combined with Vatemo Ravouvou and Jerry Tuwai.

The second try came three minutes later as Tuwai stepped his way through the Spaniards for the half-time lead.

In the later spell, Fiji was punished with two yellow cards — Mesulame Kunavula for an attempted intercept and Eroni Sau for a high tackle.

Spain took advantage of Fiji's two men less to score two tries — Pol Pal and Manuel Sainz to tie scores 12-all.

The new sensation Alusio Naduva, with his green boots, came in as a replacement and scooted down the sideline for 17-12 before replacement Amenoni Nasilasila cemented Fiji's victory seconds from full-time for 24-12.

The win pushed Fiji to the quarters, but Baber said they had to play smart.

"We have to play smart to control the game," he said.








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