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Fiji win Vancouver 7s becoming first team to win 2 tournaments this season
By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Monday 12/03/2018

The Fiji Airways Men’s Nationals 7s team has won the Vancouver 7s after thumping Kenya 31-12 in the final.

Fiji is the first team to win two tournaments in this season as they ran away with five tries.

Captain Jerry Tuwai led his side well with a courageous performance as they showed a different class with more combinations.

Josua Vakurinabili scored Fiji’s first try while Sevuloni Mocenacagi levelled the scores to 12-all with a try before the second half.

Kenya scored two tries in the first half as the scores were level 12-all.

The second half saw Fiji shifting the gear to another level with strong defence and brutal on the breakdown.

Their tries in the second half came from Mocenacagi, Alasio Naduva and Paula Dranisinukula.

This win has moved the national side to second place in the World Sevens Series with 101 points while South Africa is still leading with 109 points.

Sevuloni Mocenacagi was given the Player of the Tournament Award for his outstanding performance and two tries.

The next tournament is Hong Kong which will be held on April 6th to 8th.

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