Full Time
80:00
12:20pm Sat November 2, 2019
Post-Season Week 2 - Eden Park
80min

Conversion: Samoa
Attempted by Timoteo Lafai.

No goal.

Fiji lead Samoa 18 - 44 Fiji
80min

Try: Samoa
Scored by Ronaldo Mulitalo. Kick to come.

Mulitalo finishes a disappointing day with a positive.

Fiji lead Samoa 18 - 44 Fiji
78min

Conversion: Samoa
Attempted by Timoteo Lafai.

No goal.

Fiji lead Samoa 14 - 44 Fiji
78min

Try: Samoa
Scored by Jorge Taufua. Kick to come.

Taufua crosses for a consolation effort.

Fiji lead Samoa 14 - 44 Fiji
76min

Samoa get a penalty.

73min

Fiji find touch.

72min

Danny Levi comes up with an error.

70min

Luai forces a repeat set.

69min

Moses Leota pops an offload to Martin Taupau close to the line.

68min

Conversion: Fiji
Kicked by Sitiveni Moceidreke.

Sitiveni Moceidreke adds the extras.

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 44 Fiji
67min

Try: Fiji
Scored by Kevin Naiqama. Kick to come.

Off the scrum the captain scores a great try!

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 42 Fiji
66min

Mulitalo and Luai have had afternoons to forget.

66min

Mulitalo comes up with another error.

64min

Conversion: Fiji
Attempted by Sitiveni Moceidreke.

Moceidreke hits the posts with his first attempt.

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 38 Fiji
63min

Try: Fiji
Scored by Brayden Wiliame. Kick to come.

A nice interchange of passes down the left edge sees Williame bag a four-pointer.

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 38 Fiji
61min

Joseph Leilua is tackled on the last.

60min

Fiji find touch to slow down proceedings.

59min

Danny Levi makes a nice dart, but ends up losing possession.

57min

Luai puts another poor kick in.

56min

Seve forces a restart with a nice kick close to the line.

54min

Lumelume can't hold onto a promising attack raid down the left edge.

54min

Conversion: Fiji
Attempted by Brandon Wakeham.

Wakeham misses his first kick of the afternoon.

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 34 Fiji
53min

Try: Fiji
Scored by Isaac Lumelume. Kick to come.

Lumelume hits straight back to restore Fiji's lead.

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 34 Fiji
50min

Fiji force a turnover.

50min

Conversion: Samoa
Attempted by Timoteo Lafai.

Lafai's kick goes wide.

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 30 Fiji
50min

Try: Samoa
Scored by Jorge Taufua. Kick to come.

Lafai pops a great "Gidley flick" to put Taufua over.

Fiji lead Samoa 10 - 30 Fiji
49min

Samoa get a repeat set on halfway.

47min

Luai goes high, but Vunivalu is up to the task.

45min

Samoa makes an error close to the Fijian goal line.

45min

Samoa receive a penalty.

44min

Fiji can't hold onto an offload inside the Samoan half.

43min

The Samoan kicking game has been quite poor this afternoon.

42min

Luai puts the ball dead.

42min

Dunamis Lui is tackled just shy of the try line.

41min

Taane Milne is coming off with a HIA.

40min

Samoa get an early penalty.

40min

Joseph Leillua leads Samoa onto Eden Park.

40min

Kevin Naiqama takes Fiji back out for the second half.

40min

Wakeham finds touch as the first half comes to a close.

39min

The two teams come together in a minor scuffle.

37min

Conversion: Fiji
Kicked by Brandon Wakeham.

Wakeham nails his fifth conversion.

Fiji lead Samoa 6 - 30 Fiji
36min

Try: Fiji
Scored by Viliame Kikau. Kick to come.

Kikau dives over for his second of the afternoon.

Fiji lead Samoa 6 - 28 Fiji
35min

Fiji get a penalty.

35min

If Samoa can complete their sets and improve their kicking game, they can still make this match a contest.

34min

Samoa come up with a mistake once again.

33min

Vunivalu can't latch onto Wakeham's bomb.

32min

Luai comes up with another poor kick that gifts Fiji with a 20 metre restart.

32min

Mulitalo is down after heavy contact from King Vuniyayawa.

32min

Kane Evans loses possession inside the Samoan half.

31min

Luai puts up a horrible bomb that allows Fiji to resume play with a 20 metre restart.

31min

See takes on the line and almost gets through.

29min

Lumelume fields Levi's high ball.

26min

Conversion: Samoa
Kicked by Timoteo Lafai.

Lafai gets the ball to swing back towards the posts.

Fiji lead Samoa 6 - 24 Fiji
26min

Try: Samoa
Scored by Timoteo Lafai. Kick to come.

Samoa strike back with their first opportunity.

Fiji lead Samoa 4 - 24 Fiji
25min

Jarome Luai earns a penalty that will give Samoa their best attacking opportunity.

24min

Samoa have made close to four times as many tackles during the first 25 minutes.

23min

Conversion: Fiji
Kicked by Brandon Wakeham.

Wakeham adds the extras.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 24 Fiji
23min

Try: Fiji
Scored by Joseph Ratuvakacereivalu. Kick to come.

The interchange forward gets a strike of luck on his test debut.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 22 Fiji
22min

Joseph Ratuvakacereivalu is claiming a try, but appears to have promoted the ball after being tackled.

21min

Samoa attempt an intercept, but can't hold onto possession.

20min

Fiji receive a penalty.

19min

Ronaldo Mulitalo comes up with an error which will see Fiji with another opportunity to score.

18min

Brian To'o is collected inside his own half.

17min

Fiji make another break through Miller.

16min

Conversion: Fiji
Kicked by Brandon Wakeham.

Wakeham is 3/3 with the boot.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 18 Fiji
15min

Samoa are being blown off the park during the opening exchanges.

15min

Try: Fiji
Scored by Viliame Kikau. Kick to come.

Kikau powers over after a nice pass from his halfback.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 16 Fiji
14min

Michael Chee-Kam comes up with possession after a poor last-tackle kick from Sitiveni Moceidreke.

12min

Luai loses the ball inside the Fiji half.

11min

Jorge Taufua manages to come up with possession after a few precarious bounces of the ball.

9min

Conversion: Fiji
Kicked by Brandon Wakeham.

The Bulldogs playmaker adds the extras to give Fiji a 12-point lead.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 12 Fiji
9min

Try: Fiji
Scored by D'Rhys Miller. Kick to come.

Miller finishes off a great piece of attacking play from the Bati.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 10 Fiji
8min

Fiji spread the ball and put the Samoan on the back foot.

6min

Conversion: Fiji
Kicked by Brandon Wakeham.

From in front of the posts, Wakeham converts.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 6 Fiji
5min

Try: Fiji
Scored by Joe Lovodua. Kick to come.

The hooker throws a few dummies and pounces for the opening try of the afternoon.

Fiji lead Samoa 0 - 4 Fiji
4min

Wakeham forces a goal line drop out with a well-placed kick.

3min

Luai drives the ball downfield as Vunivalu is collecting on his 40 metre line.

2min

Mulitalo amends for his earlier error by defusing an attacking kick close to his own line.

1min

Fiji will have an early opportunity to post first points with a set inside the Samoan 30 metre zone.

1min

Ronaldo Mulitalo makes a horrible error dropping Wakeham's clearing kick.

Tui Kamikamica takes the first carry of the afternoon.

Fiji recorded a massive win over Lebanon (58-14) in the mid-season test, along with getting the better of Samoa in 2016 when the two sides last faced off (20-18).

Samoa will be looking to back up their mid-season victory over Papua New Guinea (24-6) by recording their first win over Fiji since 2014.

Welcome to League Unlimited's coverage of International Rugby League between Samoa and Fiji from Eden Park.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Grant Atkins

Touch Judges: Stephane Vincent, Paki Parkinson

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell

SAMOA (18)
Tries: Timoteo Lafai, Jorge Taufua (2), Ronaldo Mulitalo
Field Goals:
Conversions: Timoteo Lafai (1/4)
Penalty Goals:

FIJI (44)
Tries: Joe Lovodua, D'Rhys Miller, Viliame Kikau (2), Joseph Ratuvakacereivalu, Isaac Lumelume, Brayden Wiliame, Kevin Naiqama
Field Goals:
Conversions: Brandon Wakeham (5/6), Sitiveni Moceidreke (1/2)
Penalty Goals: