Raturaciri seals the win for Fiji against Australia – FBC News

The Fiji 7s team has forced its way into the Cup quarter-finals of the Dubai 7s after coming from behind to beat Australia 17-12.

It was Iowane Raturaciri who scored the winner for Fiji in the final seconds.

The Josua Vakurunabili captained side was trailing 12-10 until the final seconds before Raturaciri’s blistering speed that led Fiji to top its pool.

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Iowane Teba gave Fiji an early lead but Josh Turner took the scores to 7-5 in Australia’s favour at half-time.

Australia kicked-off the second half strongly with Ben Dowling extending their lead to 12-5 before Teba getting his second to close the margin to 10-12.

Raturaciri then sealed the win for Fiji to make it 17-12.

Fiji will now face Kenya in the fourth quarter-final today at 7:34pm.

In other Cup quarter-final matches, Argentina will face Ireland, South Africa will meet Australia while USA will face Great Britain.

You can watch the Dubai 7s live on FBC TV.


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