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Fans rue missed opportunities in loss to Wallabies

Tuapati Talemaitoga gies in for tackle against Michael Hooper in Fiji's 13-28 loss to Australia yesterday. Photo: SMH

Tuapati Talemaitoga goes in for tackle against Michael Hooper in Fiji’s 13-28 loss to Australia yesterday. Photo: SMH

The second loss 13-28 of the national team to Australia on Thursday morning (Wednesday afternoon in Cardiff, Wales) has opened up discussions on radio talk back shows in the vernacular ruing the missed opportunities.

Heard on Viti FM last night was the continual mention of the lack of fresh legs of the substitutions off the bench which could have added impetus to the team after crucial segments in the second half when Fiji was down 13-25.

“We could have added some fresh players especially in midfield where Lovobalavu and Goneva looked tired out (in the iTaukei language),” a Fijian fan said.

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