Rugby 7s Pacific Games-Medals Semi Final 1
By Fatu Tauafiafi
From the kick-off, Solomon Islands showed we were in for a great game. It was an aggressive no- nonsense approach. They managed to hold off Fiji for much of the first half and even managed to push one of the Fijian scorers over the dead-ball line. But the IRB World champions were not to be denied and deserved their 17-0 half time lead.
The second half showed Fiji's dominance and ran out winners 48-0 over a never say die Solomon Islands.
Fiji: Setefano Caukaunivalu, Emosi Vucago (2)
Con: Emosi Vucago
Half-time: Fiji (17)- Solomon Islands (0)
Fiji: Apisai Salabogi, Tomasi Rokodiva, Nasoni Rokobiau, Vereniki Goneva (2)
Con: Nasoni Rokobiau (2), Setefano Caukaunivalu
Final score: Fiji 48 Solomon Islands 0.
Bowls competition: Tuvalu vs New Caledonia--Winner New Caledonia.
Plate semi final 1: Tahiti vs Cook islands.--Winner Cook Islands 22-17 (in extra time)
Plate semi final 2: Tokelau vs Vanuatu-Winner Tokelau Islands 12-10
Medal semi final 1: Fiji vs Solomon Islands--Winner Fiji 48-0Medal semi final 2: Samoa vs PNG