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Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team win bronze and remain in third spot of 2017/ 18 Series table   The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team will again face Kenya and France in
06 Mar 2018 11:44
We Face Kenya Again
Fiji Airways Fijian 7s wing Eroni Sau tries to fend a USA defender during the USA Sevens Cup semifinal at the Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas in USA, on March 5, 2018. Photo: Bruce Southwick/Zoom Fiji

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team win bronze and remain in third spot of 2017/ 18 Series table  

The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team will again face Kenya and France in this weekend’s Vancouver Sevens in Canada.

The Gareth Baber-coached side took the bronze in the USA Sevens when they beat South Africa 26-22 at the Sam Boyd Stadium yesterday. They still are in third spot of the 2017/18 World Sevens Series points table. Kenya beat the Fijians 17-14 in their final pool clash on Sunday and were bundled out in the Cup quarterfinals.

USA who won their own tournament are the top seed for Pool A where they face Australia, Canada and Uruguay. Losing finalist Argentina head Pool B where they take on England, Wales and Samoa. The Fijians are in Pool C with Kenya, France and Spain while defending series champions South Africa are in Pool D where they battle New Zealand, Scotland and Russia.

Meanwhile, Captain Seremaia Tuwai was included in the Las Vegas Dream Team.

standings
DAY 3 RESULTS

13th PLACE SEMIS- Uruguay 12-26 Samoa, Russia 17-19 Spain;

CHALLENGE TROPHY SEMIS- France 33-7 Wales, Scotland 12-15 Canada;

5th PLACE SEMIS- New Zealand 19-14 England, Kenya 21-26 Australia;

CUP SEMIS- Fiji 7-19 USA, Argentina 12-10 South Africa;

13th PLACE PLAYOFF Samoa 28-7 Spain; CHALLENGE TROPHY France 26-19 Canada;

5th PLACE PLAYOFF New Zealand 17-12 Australia;

BRONZE FINAL- Fiji 26-22 South Africa; CUP FINAL- USA 28-0 Argentina

 

Edited by Grace Narayan

 

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