Fiji and Australia triumph at Oceania Sevens
Olympic men’s champions Fiji and women’s gold medalists Australia proved their class once again as they claimed the Oceania Rugby Sevens titles. Playing on home turf in Fiji, the Pacific Islanders beat Samoa 28-19 in the men’s final to finish unbeaten at the tournament. Samoa had battled back to within two points of Fiji with minutes remaining but the hosts went the length of the field for the decisive try. Olympic women’s champion Australia also finished the tournament without a loss, beating Fiji 31-0 in the final.