Dubai 7s: Fijiana fails to qualify for cup quarters

Action between Fiji and Canada. Picture: SUPPLIED/WORLD RUGBY

THE Fiji Airways Fijiana side had a tough day one at the Dubai 7s.

The Alivereti Doviverata coached side lost two of its three pool matches and have failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the cup competition.

The Fijiana lost its opening match to Canada 38-7 before going down to France 29-15.

Fiji then bounced back to beat Spain 17-5 in their last pool match.

In the Cup quarters, New Zealand plays Russia, USA takes on France, and England plays Australia while Canada takes on Ireland.

Meanwhile, the Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team plays France in the men’s competition at 7.06pm today.

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