Tonga goes down 54-0 to Fiji after earlier loss to France in U20 Oceania round

Fo’i ‘a Tonga ‘i Fisi 54-0 ‘i he Tokonaki ‘i he fe’auhi U20 ‘a e ‘akapulu ‘iunioni ‘i Gold Coast. Ne uesia e timi Tonga he hoko ‘a ha ngaahi kato ki he fanau va’inga. Ne mu’aki ulungia foki ‘a Tonga ‘i Falanise 97 ki he 0 ‘i ‘Epeleli ‘aho 18

Tonga went down 54-0 to Fiji on Saturday in the Rugby U20 match on the Gold Coast.

The Tongans had been affected by injury before the game.

Tongan centre Sefa Finau was absent after he was suspended for two weeks for a high tackle.

The two teams met in December and played out two draws. with Fiji securing the region’s place at the World Rugby U20 Trophy 2018 by virtue of a try bonus point.

Tonga had already been defeated 97-0 by France on April 18.

Fiji’s win garnered them a third place in the Oceania round of the global U20 competition.

Fijian Captain Raikabula Momoedonu said before Saturday’s game they were looking forward to a victory over Tonga.

Fiji had suffered heavy defeats by Australia and New Zealand in this year’s Oceania competition.

In the 2017 U20 round, Fiji not did not win any games.

New Zealand will head to the World Rugby U20 Championship as Oceania champions after beating Australia 43-28 in Saturday’s title match.

The main points

  • Tonga went down 54-0 to Fiji on Saturday in the Rugby U20 match on the Gold Coast.
  • The Tongans had been affected by injury before the game.
  • Tonga had already been defeated 97-0 by France on April 18.

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