Fiji race past Kenya for Vancouver 7s win

Fiji race past Kenya for Vancouver 7s win

Fiji race past Kenya for Vancouver 7s win

It was their first final since the 2015/2016 Singapore Sevens where they beat Fiji 30-7 to win their maiden event in the World Rugby Sevens Series.

He was lethal in the attack and defence for Fiji as he also dotted down twice in the match.

Going into the final matches of the pool, Canada needed a 40-point win over Uruguay and for the US to beat Australia in order to move to the Cup quarter-finals.

In the other quarter-finals South Africa fought back to beat Australia 24-19 after trailing 19-0 at the break, while Fiji demolished Argentina 43-7. The South Africans lead with 109 points from Fiji with 101, New Zealand with 92 and Australia with 84.

Sevuloni Mocenacagi scored two tries, the second of which launched Fiji's second-half surge.

Canada's Nathan Hirayama did, however, secure his own milestone as he passed sevens' great Waisale Serevi of Fiji on the all-time points table with a total of 1,328. "All the teams now are very hard to play against, not like before".

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Oscar Ouma led Kenya's break at the stroke of the half time to score the first try with Samuel Oliech adding the conversion for a 7-0 lead. However, Fiji responded nearly immediately via a Kalione Nasoko converted try.

After the final, Tuwai said he was proud of his young side.

Australia held on to beat Argentina 28-24 in their fifth-place semi-final, after leading 28-0 at halftime, while England accounted for New Zealand 21-17.

Fiji became the first team to notch two tournament titles this season, leapfrogging New Zealand to move from third to second in the series standings behind South Africa.

South Africa responded with two tries from Siviwe Soyizwapi and tries from Cecil Afrika and Dylan Sage - Sage scoring well after the siren to extinguish Australian hopes. New Zealand Captain Scott Curry spoke to us about his sides clean sweep on day one in Canada.

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