Fijiana 15s thump PNG

Fijiana 15s centre Raijieli Laqeretabua takes on the PNG defence in Australia on Friday night. Picture: FRU

Fijiana 7 sensation Reapi Ulunisau made a blistering start to her 15s career scoring four tries as the Vodafone Fijiana 15s side hammered Papua New Guinea 77-nil in its Oceania Rugby Championship opener in Australia on Friday night.

The Women’s World Rugby Sevens Series Impact Player of the was a thorn for PNG throughout the match.

Fiji led 31-nil at half-time. Hooker Keleni Marawa, Ana Maria Naimasi(2) and prop Ana Korovata crossed over for Fiji in the first spell.

The Fijiana side was reduced to 14 players when Naimasi copped a yellow card for a dangerous tackle close to halftime.

Ulunisau scored another three tries of her own in the second spell while Sulita Waisega grabbed a brace and flanker Fulori Nabura completed the try scorers’ sheet.

Fijiana takes on Tonga at 9:30pm in its next match next Tuesday.

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