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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby Muzzy » Mon, 23 Oct 2017, 04:53

Is Semi Radradra still only available for Fiji due to his Sevens cap or has that Olympic loophole changed that?

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby Canalina » Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 13:50

Official streaming for Italy v Fiji is http://it.dplay.com/live/13654/2017-ita ... /?t=851489

but likely it's geoblocked

The pre-match interviewer has a broken nose because some days ago a mafious near Rome gave him a hit with the head, while he was making a report about crime infiltrations in local elections

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby Bruce_ma_goose » Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 14:08

Canalina wrote:Official streaming for Italy v Fiji is http://it.dplay.com/live/13654/2017-ita ... /?t=851489

but likely it's geoblocked

The pre-match interviewer has a broken nose because some days ago a mafious near Rome gave him a hit with the head, while he was making a report about crime infiltrations in local elections


Thanks so much for the link. Not geoblocked!

I read about that interviewer. Good for them to get right back into the action and not be intimidated.

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby rey200 » Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 14:51

10-10 HT thx for the link

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby rey200 » Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 16:07

19-10 FT

weak display by Fiji, fully deserved win for Italy

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby olivier » Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 17:09

Fiji is disappointed, once more... Such a waste...

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby Bruce_ma_goose » Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 17:49

Italy were a bit anxious in the second half about winning their first game of the year. Fiji completely failed to capitalise.

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby Muzzy » Sat, 11 Nov 2017, 19:46

Fiji 18 errors to Italy's 8. Almost the same as what the score was. Very frustrating second half to watch from a Fijian perspective.

Disappointed because as you say Bruce, Fiji failed to capitalize. Italy were dominating in most parts of the game, but there were moments where Fiji could have taken it.

Tuisova's fumble over the try line, on Lomani's run that looked like he was going to score, ref said there was a knock on, I thought it should have gone to tmo because to my bias Fijian eyes it looked backwards haha. And Kunatani running behind his own player, Fiji were in a good position to attack there and that happened. Even though Fiji were down in territory and possession, the errors is what really cost Fiji, just a lot of silly errors that were really frustrating to watch.

To the good news is they did look dangerous at times with ball in hand and if they can cut out the errors they can be a threat. I hope some Mckee will name a strong team next week. Was hoping they'd get some good wins and move up to 8th on the rankings, idk if thats possible now.

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby armchair_expert » Mon, 13 Nov 2017, 14:31

should have been a penalty try and a yellow card for a trip in the Tuisova non-try incident in the first half

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Re: Fiji Rugby

Postby Muzzy » Sat, 18 Nov 2017, 19:49

Ireland 23 Fiji 20

Good effort from Fiji in the second half, very different team from the first half. If only our lineout was better. That one lineout in the 77th minute was crucial. Probably just a matter of the team not being together long enough.

Whats up with Peceli Yato? He was bracketed with Kunatani on the bench but Kunatani ended up playing, is Yato injured? Wish they had Viliame Mata there as well, Ratuniyarawa looks a bit unfit.

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