Sydney 7s: Canada thumps Fijiana in opening match

THE Fiji Airways Fijiana side was thumped 36-12 by Canada in their opening match of the Sydney 7s.

Fiji had nothing to show for in the first 13 minutes of the match.

Leading 19-nil at half-time, Canada ran out to a 36-nil lead late in the second spell.

Two tries in the last minute saw Fiji post a respectable scoreline.

Lavenia Tinai and Ana Maria Roqica scored for the Fijian side.

Fiji’s next match is against Russia at 3.44pm after which the side plays Ireland at 6.28pm.

The quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be played tomorrow.

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