Manu Sevens falter to South Africa

By Sina Filifilia Sevaaetasi 15 May 2017, 12:00AM

After an amazing pool play where Manu Samoa conquered Fiji, Australia and drew to Russia; the men in blue finally made it to the cup quarter finals where they faced tough opposition to South Africa. 

The Manu fell to the Springboks, 0-12. 

From there Samoa was relegated to fight for fifth place against the U.S.A. Eagles, where Samoa loss with final score of 24-19.  

Samoa Toloa was the first to put points on the board in extra time in the first half. After being successfully converted by Alatasi Tupou, the score was 19-7 at half. 

Back from half, Samoa Toloa put another one on the board followed up by a successful conversion by Alatasi Tupou.  Francis Ieremia crossed the try line for another try for Samoa but it would be the last for the men in blue.

By Sina Filifilia Sevaaetasi 15 May 2017, 12:00AM

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