Singapore 7s: Fiji defeats NZ; secures semi-final spot against England

THE Fiji 7s team will meet England in the cup semi-finals of the Singapore7s after defeating New Zealand 19-5 in their quarterfinal match today.

The Fijians led 12-5 until the dying seconds of the first-half despite a yellow card being flashed at Vilimoni Botitu

The match was almost a repeat of last week’s pool game at the Hong Kong 7s.

Fiji’s tries came from Josua Vakurunabili, Livai Koroigasagasa and Botitu.

Tim Mikkelson scored the only points for NZ.

Meanwhile, South Africa beat Samoa 21-12 in their quarter-final while USA beat Argentina 12-10.

The cup semi-finals are scheduled to begin at begin at 8:12pm while the Cup final is at 11pm.

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