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Viliame Mata Fiji’s power and pace too much for Canada

AFP / THIERRY BRETON Fiji's Racing 92 lock Leone Nakarawa was the side's captain for the first time in the match against Canada Fiji produced too much power and pace for Canada scoring six tries to one in a 38-13 thumping in their Pacific Nations Cup clash in Suva on Saturday.It was a morale-boosting performance…

Viliame Mata Japan thrash Tonga 41-7 in confidence boost before World Cup

JIJI PRESS/AFP / JIJI PRESS Ananaki Lelei Mafi (R) scored Japan's first try in their match against Tonga Japan thrashed Tonga Saturday 41-7 before a sold-out crowd, a confidence boosting second win in a row for the Brave Blossoms as they build up to the World Cup on home soil.The 11th-ranked Brave Blossoms bagged five…
Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Flyhalf A.J. MacGinty kicked a penalty two minutes after the full time siren to give the United States a 13-10 win over Samoa Saturday which left them unbeaten after two rounds of the Pacific Nations Cup.MacGinty contributed all of the United States’ points from a try, conversion and two penalties, controlling…
Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Flyhalf A.J. MacGinty kicked a penalty two minutes after the full time siren to give the United States a 13-10 win over Samoa Saturday which left them unbeaten after two rounds of the Pacific Nations Cup. MacGinty contributed all of the United States’ points from a try, conversion and two penalties,…
Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

Viliame Mata United States beats Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Flyhalf A.J. MacGinty kicked a penalty two minutes after the full time siren to give the United States a 13-10 win over Samoa Saturday which left them unbeaten after two rounds of the Pacific Nations Cup. MacGinty contributed all of the United States’ points from a try, conversion and two penalties,…
Viliame Mata Sport24.co.za | Fiji’s power and pace too much for Canada

Viliame Mata Sport24.co.za | Fiji’s power and pace too much for Canada

John McKee (Getty Images) It was a morale-boosting performance for the defending champions after they lost to Japan last week, while it was the second defeat for Canada who were soundly beaten by the USA in the first round.Earlier on Saturday, a late penalty by AJ MacGinty kept the USA Eagles unbeaten when they overcame…
Viliame Mata Fiji storms past Canada to get back on track at Pacific Nations Cup

Viliame Mata Fiji storms past Canada to get back on track at Pacific Nations...

SUVA – Fiji’s forwards muscled up to keep their Pacific Nations Cup title defense alive and put their Rugby World Cup preparations back on track with a thumping 38-13 victory over Canada on Saturday.Flying Fijians coach John McKee rang the changes after the 34-21 loss to Japan in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, last Saturday and his…
Viliame Mata Fiji roll over Canada to get back on track

Viliame Mata Fiji roll over Canada to get back on track

Sport Fiji's forwards muscled up to keep their Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) title defence alive and put their World Cup preparations back on track with a thumping 38-13 victory over Canada in Suva on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - Ireland v Fiji - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - November…
Viliame Mata Fiji prove too hot for Canada in Pacific Nations Cup clash in Suva

Viliame Mata Fiji prove too hot for Canada in Pacific Nations Cup clash in...

Sky SportFiji too strong for Canada in Pacific Nations Cup.Four-time defending champions Fiji look set to relinquish their Pacific Nations Cup title, but bounced back from a first-round loss in style with a crushing win over Canada in Suva on Saturday evening. After going down 34-21 away to Japan last weekend, Fiji returned home and…
Viliame Mata Pool D: Flying Fiji a big danger for Wales and the Wallabies

Viliame Mata Pool D: Flying Fiji a big danger for Wales and the Wallabies

FijiWho are they?Fiji are reunited with Wales and Australia in Japan, after the three sides were placed in the same Rugby World Cup pool for a second-successive tournament. Four years ago the Pacific Islanders were unable to lay a glove on either side - this time, however, they will fancy their chances of causing an…

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