22nd January 09:32 AM
Japan wins the prestigious World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup title against USA 34-20
By Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 10/08/2019
Japan wins the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup title

Japan has won the prestigious World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup title defeating USA 34-20 this afternoon.

Japan’s captain Michael Leitch scored two tries while Kenki Fukuoka and Ryohei Yamanaka scored a try each.

Japans first five, Yu Tamura’s kicking skills was also instrumental in their win kicking four conversions and two penalties.

Japan led 20-13 at half time.

USA only managed to score two tries, one from Madison Hughes and the other from Hanco Jacobus Ernst Lodewikus Germishuys.

The Fiji Airways Flying Fijians are aiming for their 29th win against Samoa when they face off in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup at 7.15 tonight.

Fiji lead the head to head 28-20 with three draws.

Fiji have won the last four meetings since a 30-30 draw in 2015. Samoa’s last win in the fixture came at ANZ Stadium in 2014. The Flying Fijians face Samoa at 7.15 tonight at the ANZ Stadium. You can catch the live commentary on our sister station Viti FM on 92.2FM.


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