17th December 04:02 AM
Fijiana to face South Africa in Trophy semi-final at the Dubai 7s
By Nitesh Raniga
Friday 01/12/2017
The Fijiana 7s team before their final pool match against Canada [Photo: World Rugby]

The Fijiana 7s team has been bundled out of the Cup competition of the Dubai 7s after finishing last in its pool standings.

Fijiana lost all three pool games at the Dubai 7s and will play in the Trophy semi-final against South Africa.

Fijiana will face South Africa at 7.50 tonight.

Fijiana lost to Canada 31-14 in their final pool match.

Luisa Basei Tisolo scored the first try of the match to give Fijiana an early 7-0 lead with Ana Maria Naimasi scoring a consolation try as Canada managed to score five tries.

In the earlier pool match, Fijiana went down to Spain 19-5 with Pricilla Sauvavi Siata scoring the only try for Fijiana while Spain scored three unanswered tries.

 Fijiana lost its first game against Ireland 20-12.

Timaima Ravisa scored both the tries for the Fijiana side as Ireland scored four tries.

In the Women's main Cup quarterfinals today, New Zealand will face USA at 6pm, Russia will take on Spain at 6.22pm, Australia will face England at 6.44pm while Canada will face France at 7.06pm.

In the other Trophy semifinal, Ireland will play Japan at 7.28pm.

Meanwhile, the pool games will kick-off today in the Men's competition with USA facing Argentina at 6pm, New Zealand against Samoa at 6.22pm, Australia against Wales at 6.44pm and Fiji facing Russia at 7.06pm.

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