Fiji vs New Zealand – USA Sevens Rugby
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Qtr FinalsRio08/10/201604:00 PMOlympic Games Men’s

Fiji advanced to the semifinals of the Olympic tournament with a hard fought victory over New Zealand.

Fiji opens the scoring down the line through Osea Kolinisau. Gilles Kaka scores for New Zealand and the conversion gives them the lead. New Zealand holds a narrow 7-5 lead at halftime.

Fiji opens the second half scoring as Tuwai Vunisa skirts past the New Zealand defense and the conversion to put Fiji up 5 after the conversion was missed. In a hard fought, evenly balanced second half, the try proved the difference for Fiji as they advance on to the semifinals to face Japan.