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Warriors lose PRC opener


The Telecom Fiji Warriors’ hopes of opening their Pacific Rugby Cup Title defense on a high were dashed after Reds A defeated them 22 – 19 at Ballymore Stadium Monday night.

The hosts scored four tries to the Warriors three. The Reds A led 5-0 at the breather. In another highlight from Ballymore stadium, could have been a turning point was when the Warriors were flashed a yellow three minutes from full-time. The Reds were not able to nail the three-pointer, the scores remaining 22-19 at full-time.

The Warriors are currently third with a point earned from the close scores. The Reds A had a point going into the game now amass six points from the bonus point victory. The Western Force A still lead with nine points. Junior Japan bring up the tail end in the group A standing. The Fiji Warriors play group leaders Force A on Monday, 10 March at Ballymore.

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Warriors head PRC table

The Hurricanes Development side scored 11 of the 18 tries on Sunday. Photo: IRB

The Hurricanes Development side scored 11 of the 18 tries on Sunday. Photo: IRB

The Fiji Warriors sits atop the points table of the IRB Pacific Rugby Cup as the New Zealand leg of the series came to an entertaining conclusion with the Hurricanes Development team running out 73-43 victors over Junior Japan.

Fiji in their quest to win a fifth successive title is ahead with 14 points, four points clear of Samoa A. Japan Junior now has three points with Tonga A yet to register a point.

The Junior Japan side concluded their tour with the 18-try fest at the Community Trust Domain on Sunday.

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