GC2018: Fijiana defeats South Africa

Update: 1:18PM FIJIANA defeated South Africa 40-12 at the Robina Stadium in Brisbane, Australia, earlier today.

The side, after the win, will battle for the sixth place against Kenya.

The Iliesa Tanivula-coached side led 19-7 at halftime with tries from Miriama Naiobasali, Pricilla Siata, and  Timaima Ravisa.

Fijiana extended their lead in the second half through Siata, Ana Naimasi, and Lavena Cavuru.

Fiji will play Kenya at 2.49pm for the fifth and sixth place.

“The girls played well and we need to work on our discipline,” Tanivula said.

Fijiana player Rusila Nagasau was yellow carded in the second half.

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