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Fiji victorious in Vancouver

15:10 Mon Mar 12, 2018

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Report by: Vashneel Prasad

The Fiji Airways mens 7s side has been crowned the champions of the Vancouver tournament, beating Kenya 31-12.

Both teams were locked 12 all at the half time mark.

Sevuloni Mocenacagi scored a brace of tries while Josua Vakurunabili, Paula Dranisinukula and Alosio Naduva scored a try each in the game.

Fiji 7s captain Jerry Tuwai says the players displayed a better game and they all knew what a win in Canada has on offer for them.

“First of all I would like to thank god. I speechless and I’m really proud of the boys and very young team. A win here in Vancouver gives us something to fight for on the World Series table.”

Mocenacagi was named the man of the final after his impressive performance in the game.

Fiji becomes the only team to win second tournament in the World Rugby Sevens Series this season.

Meanwhile, South Africa finished third beating USA 29-7 and England was fifth after defeating Australia 31-14.

Looking at the World Rugby Sevens standing, Fiji climbs to second place with 101 points, eight behind leaders South Africa.

New Zealand slips to third with 92 points while Australia is in fourth place with 84 points

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