Pacific Challenge: Fiji Warriors begin title defence on a high
8 March, 2019, 7:13 pm
THE Frank Lomani-captained Swire Shipping Fiji Warriors began their title defence on a high note running in 10 tries to defeat a rugged Tonga A pack by 56 -14 during their World Rugby Pacific Challenge match at the ANZ Stadium this evening.
“It was a physical game and hats off to Tonga for a great game,” Lomani said.
“We just kept the momentum going and lifted the tempo in the second half.”
The Fiji Warriors will play Japan A next week with Tonga A meeting Pacific rivals Samoa A.
Fiji Warriors tryscorers: Eroni Mawi, Tira Patterson (2), John Dyer and Veramu Dikadikalati (2), Luke Tagi, Peni Naulago, Samusamuvodre Tuidraki (2)
Conversions: Maleli Tikotani (2) Simione Kuruvoli
Tonga A tryscorers: Liueli Simote, Alefosio Vahe
Conversions: Liueli Simote (2)