GC2018: NZ wins rugby gold after thrashing Fiji

Fiji's Paula Dranisinukula dashes to the try line only to be stopped short against NZ in the 2018 Commonwealth Games men's rugby final. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

Fiji's Paula Dranisinukula dashes to the try line only to be stopped short against NZ in the 2018 Commonwealth Games men's rugby final. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU/FILE

Update: 6:21PM FIJI lost out on the gold medal of the men’s 7s rugby after going down to New Zealand 14-0.

Two successfully converted tries from New Zealand in the first half did not change until the last whistle, despite more chances NZ had from Fiji’s mistakes.

Sevuloni Mocenacagi was yellow carded for a dangerous tackle.

Read the detailed report in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times.

Watch the Fijian fans cheering on the boys:

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