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Fiji power past Romania

23rd November 2013 22:48

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Nemani Nadolo Fiji v Romania

Try for Fiji: Nemani Nadolo

Fiji ended Romania's unbeaten run in 2013 on Saturday with a 26-7 victory at Stadionul National Arcul de Triumf in Bucharest.

After losing narrowly to Italy last week, Fiji, who led 16-7 at half time, outscored their hosts three tries to one.

The Islanders' three tries came from Metuisela Talebula, Nemani Nadolo and Timoci Nagusa, with Romania replying through a penalty try.

The scorers:

For Romania:
Try: Penalty try
Con: Vlaicu

For Fiji:
Tries: Talebula, Nadolo, Nagusa
Con: Bai
Pens: Bai 2, Nadolo
Yellow card: Nadolo

Romania: 15 Catalin Fercu, 14 Ionut Dumitru, 13 Catalin Dascalu, 12 Csaba Gal, 11 Florin Ionita, 10 Florin Vlaicu, 9 Valentin Calafeteanu, 8 Mihai Macovei (c), 7 Viorel Lucaci, 6 Alexandru Mitu, 5 Marius Sirbe, 4 Valentin Poparlan, 3 Paulica Ion, 2 Otar Turashvili, 1 Mihaita Lazar.
Replacements: 16 Andrei Radoi, 17 Constantin Pristavita, 18 Horatiu Pungea, 19 Alin Coste, 20 Dorin Lazar, 21 Florin Surugiu, 22 Stephan Hihetah, 23 Cristian Dinis.

Fiji: 15 Metuisela Talebula, 14 Timoci Nagusa, 13 Asaeli Tikoirotuma, 12 Nemani Nadolo, 11 Napolioni Nalaga, 10 Serenaia Bai, 9 Nemia Kenatale, 8 Sakiusa Matadigo, 7 Akapusi Qera (c), 6 Malakai Ravulo, 5 Apisai Naikatini, 4 Wame Lewaravu, 3 Setefano Somoca, 2 Seremaia Namaralevu, 1 Jereremaia Yanuyanutawa.
Replacements: 16 Peni Ravai, 17 Campese Ma'afu, 18 Manasa Saulo, 19 Sam Matavesi, 20 Nemani Nagusa, 21 Henry Seniloli, 22 Waisea Luveniyali, 23 Malakai Bakaniceva.

Venue: Stadionul National Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest
Referee: Dudley Phillips (Ireland)

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