Women’s Invitational Mini 7s tournament | Fijiana loses opener

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Fiji Airways Fijiana’s Younis Bese defends against a New Zealand Black Ferns 7s player in their opening match of the Mini 7s tournament at Albert Park in Suva on Friday, Sep 22 , 2023. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

The Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s side won two of its three matches on day one of the Women’s Invitational Mini 7s tournament at Albert Park yesterday.

After going down 5-22 to New Zealand in the opening match, Fiji bounced back with good wins against France and Australia.

The Saiasi Fuli-coached side hammered France 29-7 before defeating Australia 34-12.

The Fijians will face all three teams at the same venue again today.


Fijiana 5-22 New Zealand, France 28-12 Australia, Fijiana 29-7 France, New Zealand 24-14 Australia, Fijiana 34-12 Australia, New Zealand 24-12 France