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Our U18 Sevens Boys Lose To Tonga

The Tongans proved too strong scoring their fourth try in the 10th minute to increase their lead 24-5, with a successful conversion, 26-5.
15 Dec 2019 17:57
Our U18 Sevens Boys Lose To Tonga
Fijian Under-18 rugby 7s (boys) team at Bell Park in Pakuranga, Auckland, New Zealand on December 14, 2019. Photo: World Schools Sevens

The Fijian Under-18 sevens (boys) team went down 31-12 to Tonga during the plate final of the World Schools Sevens tournament in Auckland, New Zealand yesterday.

The Tongan side dominated the first half 0-17 with tries from Sofai Maka (2) and Tonga Mau (1).

The Fijians made a comeback during the second half with a try to Evironi Koroibau 5-19.

The Tongans proved too strong scoring their fourth try in the 10th minute to increase their lead 24-5, with a successful conversion, 26-5.

Viliame Qalovi made a final attempt at a try to close the gap, 26-10.

Despite having 6 men on the field, Tonga managed to score another try through Sam Howling to close the game at 31-12.

The Condor New Zealand Boys were crowned the winners of the Cup final after thrashing NZ Fijians Boys 43-5.

Meanwhile, Seremaia Bai’s Fiji Rugby Academy boys won the Bowl final after defeating Sydney Pasifika Boys 21-12.

Rugby Academy Fiji girls thrashed National Indigenous Australia Girls 30-7 in the Shield final.

RESULTS

Women- Shield Final:Rugby Academy Fiji: 30-7 National Indigenous Australia

Bowl Final: NZ Dutch: 15-0 Samoan Barbarians, Plate Final: BC Elite Canada: 21-0 Mako 7s Girls, Cup Final: Australia 22-12Japan

Men- Shield Final: Canada Misfits 15-5 NZ Niue:, Bowl Final: Rugby Academy Fiji: 21-12 Sydney Pasifika: 12, Plate Final: Tonga Barbarians: 31-12 Fiji, Cup Final: Condor New Zealand: 43-5.NZ Fijian

Edited by Osea Bola

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