17th July 10:21 AM
Fiji one step closer to taking the series after ousting USA in the semis
By Apenisa Waqairadovu
Monday 27/05/2019
Vakurunubili and Botitu celebrate Fiji's last try of the semi final against USA [Photo: World Rugby Sevens]

The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s Team will now take on Australia in the final of the London 7s at 4.57am today.

Fiji defeated USA 17-10 in their semi-final match

Fiji replied with a try scored through Aminiasi Tuimaba following a rhythm of passes by the team.

Fiji led 7-5 at halftime.

Meli Derenalagi made the opening try of the second half before USA responded with another try.

It was Josua Vakurunabili who sealed Fiji's win when he scored a try in the dying seconds of the game.

A win for Fiji in the final will also see them lead the series standings.

Meanwhile in the first semi-final, Australia defeated France 31-24.

In other matches New Zealand beat South Africa 21-17 in the 5th place semi-final while Ireland defeated Canada 33-14 in the second  5th place semi-final.

Total - Hong Kong 7s

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