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Australia defeat Vanuatu 52-7 in 1st match of Men's Olympic Qualifiers during the Oceania 7s

Australia defeat Vanuatu 52-7 in 1st match of Men's Olympic Qualifiers during the Oceania 7s

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Thursday 07/11/2019
Lachlan Anderson scores a try during the match against Vanuatu

The Australian Men's 7s Team defeated Vanuatu 52-7 in their first match of the Men's Olympic Qualifiers at the Oceania 7s tournament.

Australia started off strongly with three tries in the first half to lead Vanuatu 19-5 at the break.

Australia came off firing in the second half scoring another 5 tries to seal the victory.

Meanwhile, Tonga defeated American Samoa 29-5 in the first Men's Olympic Qualifiers match, the Samoan Women's 7s team defeated Cook Islands 21-19 and PNG thumped Tonga 52-0 in the Women's Olympic Qualifier.

Cook Islands defeated Tuvalu 31-22 in the third Men's Olympic Qualifier match.

Fiji's first game is against Niue at 1.35pm today, their second game is against Japan SDS at 7.26pm tonight, Fiji plays New Caledonia at 3.02pm tomorrow before playing the final pool game against New Zealand at 7.26pm tomorrow.

The Oceania 7s tournament is currently underway at the ANZ Stadium and will end this Saturday. Stay with us for updates.

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