Fiji Sevens have stunned the United States in the Cup Final of the Hamilton leg of the World Series Sevens, blowing them away 38-0.
The Fijians ‘wowed’ a packed Hamilton crowd with dazzling tries and mesmerizing skill, scoring six stunning tries in a final rout. Jerry Tuwai was named the player of the final after scoring a brace.
— World Rugby Sevens (@WorldRugby7s) January 27, 2019
Alosio Naduva also scored twice and Fiji scored further tries with Waisea Nacuqu, and Aminiasi Tuimaba.
Throughout the playoffs, Fiji conceded just two tries will hammering Canada 33-7, South Africa 29-7 and then USA 38-0 to secure back-to-back titles in Hamilton, after winning the first edition of the tournament held in the Waikato last year.
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The hosts New Zealand were knocked out by the USA in the semi-final, going down 17-7.
After star fullback Vilimoni Koroi was sent to the sinbin for a dangerous spear tackle, the US took control with a try to Steve Tomasin before Carlin Isles iced the victory with a final try.
The final was the third consecutive appearance by the US, however a hot Fiji side was too much to handle on the night.
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