Rugby World Cup 7s: Fijiana hammers PNG 43-0

Asinate Savu of the Fijiana 7s team charges forward towards the tryline during their challenge match against PNG at the 2018 7s RWC at the AT&T Stadium in San Francisco. Fiji defeated PNG 43-0. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

THE Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s team bounced back from their early defeat to Spain and hammered Papua New Guinea 43-0 to secure a spot in the Rugby World Cup Sevens Challenge semi-final tomorrow.

Despite being out of the main competition, the Ana Maria-captained side re-set its focus and played their hearts out to secure the big win.

Skipper Roqica and flyer Rejieli Daveua scored two tries each while Mereula Torooti, Asinate Savu, Miriama Naiobasali scored a try each. Viniana converted three tries and Luisa Basei Tisolo added two points to her name from a conversion.

*More updates on the Rugby World Cup Sevens later today from The Fiji Times senior sports reporter Maciu Malo and photographer Jovesa Naisua in San Francisco

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