Fiji Warriors win 'emotional' Pacific Challenge final

Fiji Warriors scored five tries and 36 unanswered points against Samoa A to complete an unbeaten fortnight and reclaim the Pacific Challenge rugby title in Suva on Monday night.

Fiji led 16-0 at halftime courtesy of a penalty try and another six-pointer from winger Lepani Raiyala.

Nacani Wakaya scored to extend the home side's advantage after 54 minutes before lock Mataiasi Ucutabua and centre Frederick Hicks scored within the space of three minutes to complete the rout.

Head coach Senirusi Seruvakula said he was proud of his new-look Warriors squad in securing a sixth title at this level.

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