The Fiji Airways Mens 7s side will play in the first semifinal of the Sydney 7s after beating hosts and defending champion Australia 22-7 in the quarterfinal.

Maurica Longbottom scored the first try of the match after a long passage of play from the Aussies.

Moments after that Waisea Nacuqu was taken off for the field due to injury and was replaced by Terio Tamani who didn’t dissapoint as he scored after great conter rucking from the forwards led by Meli Derenalagi..

Mesulame Kunavula went over for Fiji’s second try after another great defensive effort and a crucial turnover made by Derenalagi

The national side was leading 10-5 at half time.

Australia scored two successive tries in the second spell after Mesulame Kunavula was yellow carded.

But it was Alosio Naduva who was the super substitute as he scored a double with 2 minutes left to play.

Fiji will play in the first semifinal at 5:16pm.

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