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Quarter Finals - Monday 18th November @ 02:00am
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Quarter Finals - Monday 18th November @ 02:00am
SAMOA vs. FIJI
Halliwell Jones Stadium
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FULLTIME - Fiji are into a semi final against Australia.

Fiji 22-4

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TRY FIJI
Scored by Vitale Jr Roqica. Conversion attempt by Wes Naiqama successful.

Fiji book their place in the semi final in style. It was some quick interchanges of passes that saw Korisau in space before he popped a pass to Roqica who strolled in. Wes Naiqama from right in front - adds two more.

Fiji 22-4

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Samoa have to try their hand here but it breaks down once again.

Fiji 16-4

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Tricky chip kick there by Roberts just didn't land properly for Milford. Leilua catches it but spills it.

Fiji 16-4

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Call is overturned by the video referee - Fiji ball. They are rucking it out.

Fiji 16-4

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Samoa keeping it alive here but it is forced out.. called Samoan ball!

Fiji 16-4

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PENALTY Samoa - strip.

Fiji 16-4

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL FIJI
Penalty goal attempt by Wes Naiqama successful.

Naiqama pushes it back out to a twelve point lead.

Fiji 16-4

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PENALTY Fiji - High tackle. They point to the sticks opting for the two.

Fiji 14-4

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Jason Bukuya was just headhunted there by Lafai, earning the PENALTY. There were some afters with no punches thrown.

Fiji 14-4

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PENALTY Samoa but dear, oh dear, they didn't find touch.

Fiji 14-4

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Samoa now with some great scrambling defence! Koroibete almost snuck through after a bust. Fiji tried to position Uate there but he is taken out.

Fiji 14-4

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That is just schoolboy stuff - knock on from the scrum. Fiji right on the attack again.

Fiji 14-4

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Fiji trying to play too fast and it was spilled by Millard.

Fiji 14-4

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PENALTY Fiji - Kevin Naiqama with the quick dart caught Ben Roberts offside.

Fiji 14-4

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TRY SAMOA
Scored by Antonio Winterstein. Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford unsuccessful.

Samoa have cracked them! They shifted it wide to the left and it was a simple catch, pass for Winterstein in the corner. A question mark on the final pass but Samoa will take it. Milford from the sideline, misses.

Fiji 14-4

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PENALTY Samoa - never square at marker! Pressure building here and the crowd is getting into it.

Fiji 14-0

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A nicely done kick from Ben Roberts trapped Kevin Naiqama there. Is this Samoa's chance?

Fiji 14-0

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Flat ball from Roberts is dropped.

Fiji 14-0

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PENALTY Samoa - Strip from Petero.

Fiji 14-0

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PENALTY Samoa - holding down.

Fiji 14-0

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Fiji trying to get Koroibete involved but the last pass was forward.

Fiji 14-0

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We're back here at Halliwell Jones.. Fiji taking residence in the northern end, waiting for the kick-off. Here we go, it'll be the final forty minutes for someone here at RLWC2013.

Fiji 14-0

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A manic end to the half where Fiji went close but were rounded up. HALFTIME.

Fiji 14-0

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A scrum play from Samoa tried to get Leilua outside his man but he was in two minds, dropping it cold.

Fiji 14-0

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Vunakece saw Masoe in his vision and spilled it. Samoa with one more chance.

Fiji 14-0

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Good scrambling defense from Fiji forced an error.

Fiji 14-0

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Uate storming into defenders, just forgot the ball. Samoa with a chance just before the break.

Fiji 14-0

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TRY FIJI
Scored by Wes Naiqama. Conversion attempt by Wes Naiqama successful.

GREEN LIGHTS..TRY! Wes Naiqama was in the right place at the right time, the ball was stabbed through and missed by the Samoan defence and Naiqama took advantage. Naiqama from wide out - puts it straight down the middle.

Fiji 14-0

VIDEO REFEREE: Wes Naiqama claiming the four pointer.

Fiji 8-0

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SIX MORE for Diji as Groom launched a rainmaker that was dropped right into the hands of Uate.

Fiji 8-0

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Mose was a tad too eager there.. he went behind Puletua and it was a clear obstruction. Fiji right off the hook there.

Fiji 8-0

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Another set coming here with Samoa earning another PENALTY. Tariq Sims the culprit.

Fiji 8-0

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SIX MORE for Samoa from a failed interception.

Fiji 8-0

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PENALTY Samoa - Mose Masoe bending the line at will.

Fiji 8-0

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Samoa are going to need more charges from Milford like that if they are going to get back into this one. He forced defenders to hold him down and earnt the PENALTY.

Fiji 8-0

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Fiji took it wide trying to give Uate space but he has spilled it, with the line begging.

Fiji 8-0

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PENALTY Fiji - Mose Masoe is in the action again with a big hit on Vunakece. It is deemed as a shoulder charge but it was all shoulder.

Fiji 8-0

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A wonky kick from Ben Roberts gets a golden finish as Uate grabs it but is taken over the sideline. Samoan scrum.

Fiji 8-0

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PENALTY Fiji - Strong charges again have caught the Samoan defenders on their toes to concede a penalty.

Fiji 8-0

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PENALTY Samoa - high tackle in trying to stop Anthony Milford trying to return the ball.

Fiji 8-0

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PENALTY Samoa - Samoa get their first penalty to the delight of the locals.

Fiji 8-0

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL FIJI
Penalty goal attempt by Wes Naiqama successful.

Fiji point straight to the sticks and Wes Naiqama puts it through.

Fiji 8-0

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Another PENALTY Fiji - Shoulder charge.

Fiji 6-0

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PENALTY Fiji - the first of the match. It came from some strong charges after Fiji were pinned in their own twenty. Samoa were holding down too long.

Fiji 6-0

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TRY FIJI
Scored by Aaron Groom. Conversion attempt by Wes Naiqama successful.

That was all power by Uate! He just brushed aside defenders once he got the ball finding open space before drawing the fullback and sending Aaron Groom in for the try. Wes Naiqama puts the easy conversion through the sticks.

Fiji 6-0

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Fiji kick-off.. here we go!

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Preparations complete - both teams have taken residence either side of halfway. Fiji to the southern end to receive the kick-off. Samoa right on halfway.. ready to kick-off.

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Welcome to the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington for our final quarter final contest between Samoa and Fiji. Currently we have the anthems ringing out through the ground soon to be followed by the traditional war dances of both nations.

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SAMOA (4)
Tries: Antonio Winterstein
Field Goals:
Conversions: Anthony Milford (0/1)
Penalty Goals:

FIJI (22)
Tries: Aaron Groom, Wes Naiqama, Vitale Jr Roqica
Field Goals:
Conversions: Wes Naiqama (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Wes Naiqama (2/2)



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