25th August 01:40 AM
Flying Fijians beat Samoa 10-3 in their PNC match
By Navitalai Naivalurua
Sunday 11/08/2019
Fiji Airways Flying Fijians has defeated Manu Samoa in their last game

The Fiji Airways Flying Fijians final 31 member squad for the Rugby World Cup is expected to be named later next week.

Fiji is pooled with Australia, Wales, Georgia and Uruguay in the Rugby World Cup in Japan which kicks off next month.

The Flying Fijians’ opening match in the Rugby World Cup is against the Wallabies on 21st September.

Fiji defeated Samoa 10-3 in their last game of the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup last night.

Samoa came out firing in the first half as expected putting pressure on the Flying Fijians and making them give away a lot of penalties.

Flyhalf, Ben Volavola slotted in the first points of the game giving the Fiji a 3-nil lead.

The two teams were locked 3-all at half time.

In the second half, Semi Radradra combined well with veteran Vereniki Goneva who scored the only try in the game.

Fiji held on to the 10‑3 lead until the end.

Fiji team will now take a break from camp next week and resume the week after.

Meanwhile, Japan won the prestigious World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup title defeating USA 34-20.

PLAY BY PLAY

Flying Fijians


10-3

Manu Samoa

  TIME  
Lot's of mistakes from the start. Fiji have a scrum at halfway 6'  
  '30 Samoa penalized for not releasing the ball
Ben Volavola converts Penalty '33  
  '38  Ulupano Seutini converts penalty to give Samoa their first try
     
Halftime 3-3
  TIME  
  "41 Samoa puts pressure on Fiji
Try Vereniki Goneva, a beautiful break from Semi Radradra.

"43

 
Conversion Successful by Volavola "44  
Peceli Yato comes in to replace Viliame Mata.. "58  
Fiji Caught over side, They are going for a try. "60 Penalty to Samoa
Tevita Ratuva replaces Tevita Cavuibati. Fiji still leading Samoa "62  
Fiji Take the win "80  
     
FULLTIME

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