Fiji Barbarians win the Uprising Beach Sevens

Fiji Barbarians win the Uprising Beach Sevens

The Digicel Fiji Barbarians have won the third Uprising Fiji International 7's tournament beating the FMF Fiji Warriors 31-12 in the Cup final. The Fiji Babas started strongly, held possession and got three tries through Ilai Tinai, Osea Kolinisau and Jasa Veremalua. Nemani Nagusa got one try back for the Fiji Warriors but they still trailed 17-7 at half-time. Peni Ravai and Manasa Naiyagi scored two more tries for the Fiji Barbarians to get a 31-12 win $25,000 prize money. Fiji Captain Setefano Cakau was also named the player of the tournament.

The Digicel Fiji Barbarians have won the third Uprising Fiji International 7's tournament beating the FMF Fiji Warriors 31-12 in the Cup final.

The Fiji Babas started strongly, held possession and got three tries through Ilai Tinai, Osea Kolinisau and Jasa Veremalua. Nemani Nagusa got one try back for the Fiji Warriors but they still trailed 17-7 at half-time.

Peni Ravai and Manasa Naiyagi scored two more tries for the Fiji Barbarians to get a 31-12 win $25,000 prize money.

Fiji Captain Setefano Cakau was also named the player of the tournament.

Meanwhile, the Australian Thunderbolts defeated Samoa 19-14 to win the Plate final at the Uprising Fiji International 7s. The young Michael OConnor-coached Australian side did enough to hold out the Samoans after leading 14-7 at half-time.

URF Army beat Tokatoka Barbarians 31-0 to win the Bowl title. Army, with the services of Dale Tonawai and towering lock Leone Nakarawa proved too strong for the Pio Tuwai-coached Tokatoka Barbarians. URF Army beat Tokatoka Barbarian 26-0 to win the Bowl final while LICI Police thrashed FWCC Red Rock 33-7 in the Shield final.

LICI Police beat Red Rock 40-12 to take out the Shield title of the Uprising Fiji International 7s at Churchill Park. Police, led by playmaker Peni Gaunimeke and captain Sitiveni Waqa, took a 19-7 lead at half-time.

In the Cup semifinals, the Digicel Fiji Barbarians thrashed the New Zealand Emerging 7's team by 33-7 and in the second cup semifinal, the Ministry of Health sponsored Wardens went down to the FMF Fiji Warriors by 19-12.

Full Results from Day Two of Uprising Beach Sevens

10:00 AM Striders 49 vs 5 Ricketts Women
10:21 AM Marist Sea Hawks 21 vs 12 Hine Moana Women

Bowl Quarter-finals
10:42 AM Tokatoka Barbarians 14 vs 12 Police  
11:03 AM Uprising 7s 12 vs 14 Lautoka Hurricanes 
11:24 AM Samurai Barracudas 21 vs 28 Army 
11:45 AM Lomaiviti Barbarians 12 vs 7 Red Rock 

Cup Quarter-finals
12:06 PM Yamaica 12 vs 26 Fiji Barbarians 
12:27 PM NZ Emerging 17 vs 12 Aussie Thunderbolts 
12:48 PM Samoa 14 vs 15 Fiji Warriors 
1:09 PM Tonga 7 vs 22 Wardens 

Semi-finals
1:40 PM Police 33 vs 12 Uprising 7s - Shield Semi-final 1
2:01 PM Samurai Barracudas 5 vs 33 Red Rock - Shield Semi-final 2

2:22 PM Tokatoka Barbarians 12 vs 10 Lautoka Hurricanes - Bowl Semi-final 1
2:43 PM Army 28 vs 12 Lomaiviti Barbarians - Bowl Semi-final 2

3:04 PM Yamacia 5 vs 35 Aussie Thunderbolts - Plate Semi-final 1
3:25 PM Samoa 32 v 0 Tonga - Plate Semi-final 2

3:46 PM Fiji Barbarians 33 vs 7 NZ Emerging - Cup Semi-final 1
4:07 PM Fiji Warriors 19 vs 12 Wardens - Cup Semi-final 2

Women's
4:28 PM Hine Moana vs Ricketts Awaiting result confirmation Women
4:49 PM Marist Sea Hawks vs Striders Awaiting result confirmation Women

FINALS
5:10 PM Police 33 vs 7 Red Rock - Shield Final
5:35 PM Tokatoka Barbarians 0 vs 26 Army - Bowl Final
6:37 PM Aussie Thunderbolts 19 v 14 Samoa - Plate Final
7:03 PM Fiji Barbarians 31 v 12 Fiji Warriors - Cup Final