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Fiji resist Eagles comeback

Watisoni Votu scored a brace for Fiji. Photo: Planet Rugby

Watisoni Votu scored a brace for Fiji. Photo: Planet Rugby

Fiji held on to stave off a second-half comeback from the USA Eagles to win 20-14 in Friday’s Test match in Vannes, France.

First half tries from Montpellier full-back Timoci Nagusa and wing Watisoni Votu, who also plies his club trade in France at second division Perpignan, helped the Pacific Islanders to a 15-0 half-time lead as Nemani Nadolo of Crusaders knocked over a conversion and a penalty.

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Clinical Fiji thrash Tonga

Flying Fijian Nemani Nadolo punches through a gap against Tonga at Churchill Park. Photo: Planet Rugby

Flying Fijian Nemani Nadolo punches through a gap against Tonga at Churchill Park. Photo: Planet Rugby

Fiji showed no mercy to their Pacific Island rivals as they hammered Tonga 45-17 in their Pacific Nations Cup clash.

Picking up where they left off against Italy last week, Fiji ran in six tries in Luatoka.

Four of those went to two players, with Watisoni Votu and Sireli Bobo both scoring twice along with tries from Akapusi Qera and Nemani Nadolo.

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