Pacific Challenge: Fiji Warriors thrashes Junior Japan

Action from the match between Fiji Warriors and Junior Japan. Picture: NOA BIUDOLE

THE Swire Shipping Fiji Warriors secured one hand on the World Rugby Pacific Challenge trophy after walking out victors beating Junior Japan 66-24 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva.

Fiji Warriors captain Frank Lomani said the victory was a boost, but the focus now shifts to Saturday’s game against Samoa A.

“We did the job today, and now look to focus on our last game against Samoa,” Lomani said.

Fiji Warriors team list:

1.Eroni Mawi 2. Mesulame Dolokoto 3. Luke Tagi 4. Peni Naulago 5. Mosese Voka 6. Raikabula Momoedonu 7. Saimoni Uluinakauvadra 8. John Dyer 9. Frank Lomani (c) 10. Caleb Muntz 11. Tira Patterson 12. Tuidraki Samusamuvodre 13. Veresa Tuqovu 14. Veramu Dikidikilati 15. Enele Tikotani 16. Ratu Vere Vugakoto 17. Immanuel Naciva 18. Alifereti Rabukawaqa 19. Richard Derenalagi 20. Alivereti Loaloa 21. Siminone Kuruvoli 22. Fabiano Navale 23. Osea Waqa

Tryscorers: Veresa Tuqovu, Veramu Dikidikilati (2), Mosese Voka, Tira Patterson (3), Frank Lomani, Tuidraki Samusamuvodre, Enele Tikotani

Conversions: Muntz (5) Samusamuvodre (2), Kuruvoli

Junior Japan team list:

1.Yota Kamimori 2. Kazuma Shimane 3. Yuta Kokaji 4.Yasuaki Katakura 5. Kiryu Hirasawa 6.Faulua Makisi 7. Kai Yamamoto 8. Shota Fukui (c) 9. Naoto Saito 10. Tomoki Kishioka 11. Haruto Kida 12. Shogo Nakano. 13. Siosaia Fifita 14. Yuki Mochizuki 15. Koga Nezuka 16. Mamoru Harada 17. Ryunosuke Momoji 18. Rento Tsukayama19. Ryusei Koike 20.Naoaki Horibe 21. Kaise Tamura 22. Taihei Kusaka 23. Tomoki Osada

Try scorers: Yuki Mochizuki, Siosaia Fifita, penalty try, Haruto Kida

Conversion: Tomoki Kishioka

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