Napolioni Bolaca put on a brilliant display of rugby as the Fiji Airways 7-a-side men’s national team beat the United States 26-19 to advance to the quarter-finals of the cup.
Bolaca scored a total of 11 points in their last group game scoring a try and making 3 conversions.
Vuiviawa Naduvalo, Kaminieli Rasaku and Pilipo Bukayaro were the other try scorers.
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This victory allows Fiji to finish top of the group while Spain finishes second.
In other results; Spain beat Wales 42-17, Ireland beat Argentina 22-21 and South Africa beat Kenya 21-21, the Cup quarter-finals will start at 9:58 p.m. today today, the Cup semi-finals will start from 1:53 a.m. on Monday and the Cup final will start at 4:58 a.m. on Monday.
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|1′ Cakanakaivata breaks through but loses his footing.|
|2′ USA in possession of the ball. American offside.|
|2′ Rasaku explodes through the gap to get the first try for Fiji. The conversion is successful|
|4′ Brilliant execution by Semi Kunatani and Vuiviawa Naduvalo to make the second try of the match. Conversion failed|
|5′ Steve Tomasin digs in the gaps for mae USA’s first try.|
|7′ Napolioni Bolaca is ahead of the United States and attempts another try for Fiji. Successful conversion.|
|Extra time – The United States are in possession of the ball but lose it in stride|
|19-10||8′ USA have possession of the ball but must keep possession, and Perry Baker reaches the try line|
|11′ Fiji in possession to try to reach the try line and Bukayaro passes the others to the try line. Successful conversion||10′ Lucas Lacamp makes third try to draw Fiji|
|14′ Napolioni Bolaca releases the ball to end the game.|