Pacific Games

Pacific Games: Fiji Men’s Rugby League Team Dominates Papua New Guinea To Win Gold

The Vula Dakuitoga side lifted intensity in the second half scoring their second try through Taniela Tamanivalu conversion was successful by Dakuitoga and Josua Roko scoring their third and final try to seal the game at 14-0 at full time.
09 Jul 2019 20:41
Pacific Games: Fiji Men’s Rugby League Team Dominates Papua New Guinea To Win Gold
Going home with gold.. Team Fiji celebrates after winning the Pacific Games Rugby League 9s in Samoa. Photo: Anasilini Natoga

Fiji men’s rugby league team is the new Pacific champion after defeating Papua New Guinea 14-0 at Apia park.

The two Melanesian countries had an epic battle with Fiji breaking the deadlock with a try to Penaia Leveleve and failed with the conversion as they led 4-0 at half time.

The Vula Dakuitoga side lifted intensity in the second half scoring their second try through Taniela Tamanivalu conversion was successful by Dakuitoga and Josua Roko scoring their third and final try to seal the game at 14-0 at full time.

Samoa won bronze medal defeating Tonga 16-12.

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