VIDEO: Fiji v Uruguay highlights

Date published: October 7 2015

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Fiji bowed out of the World Cup with a comprehensive win over Uruguay, who also managed their first try of the tournament.

The Fijians have been one of the star attractions of the World Cup to date, and were desperately unlucky to lose their first three games to England, Wales and Australia.

They vented some of that frustration on Uruguay, running in seven tries in a 47-15 victory, although they led by just 11 points heading into the final quarter.

An early penalty try followed by a score from Nemia Kenatale had Fiji in complete control, but Uruguay responded with Carlos Arboleya crossing from close range for their first World Cup try since 2003.

A second penalty try, won by the Fijian scrum this time, followed by a Leone Nakarawa effort, had the Fijians up 26-10 at the break with the bonus point in the bag.

Agustin Ormaechea then grabbed Uruguay's second with a breakaway try, only for Fiji to hit back through Tevita Cavubati.

From the restart Fiji went the length of the field, and Kini Murimurivalu finished it off, with some afters following the try leading to yellow cards for Campese Ma'afu and Ormaechea. It was the second for the latter, who became the first player red-carded in this year's tournament.

Fiji still had time for one more try, through Nemani Nadolo, who completed a fine night with the boot as he converted for the sixth time from seven attempts.

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