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Pacific Nations Cup: Fiji beats Tonga 34-17

Pacific Nations Cup: Fiji beats Tonga 34-17

Timoci Nagusa scored two tries on debut as Fiji beat Samoa 34-17 in the opening match of the Pacific Nations Cup rugby tournament Saturday.
Fiji ran in five tries, with others going to veteran Mosese Rauluni and to cousins Taniela Rawaqa and Irereimi Rawaqa. Fullback Taniela Rawaqa added a penalty and three conversions for a personal tally of 14 points.
Fiji led 12-0 at halftime but the new-look Samoan team rallied in the second half with tries to Henry Fa'afili, David Lemi and Semo Sititi.
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Scores:
Fiji 34 (Timoci Nagusa 2, Mosese Rauluni, Taniela Rawaqa, Ifereimi Rawaqa tries; Taniela Rawaqa penalty, 3 conversions), Samoa 17 (Henry Fa'afili, David Lemi, Semo Sititi tries; Neli Sasulu conversion). HT: 12-0.


Updated : 2020-12-02 15:13 GMT+08:00