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Nailbiting one point win in college rugby

Leifiifi College clinches nail-biting win over Samoa College at their home field on Friday evening, 22 - 21. 

Samoa College was the first to put their name on the scoreboard, when their first-five player converted a penalty kick in the first ten minutes of the first half for an early break of 3 - 0.

Another five minutes passed, and Leifiifi was again penalized for a foul play, and Samoa College's first-five player was able to convert it, extending their lead to 6 - 0.


However, Leifiifi College did not want to lose on their home field and fought back to secure a try at the 20 minute mark. The try was converted, bringing the score to 6 - 7. 

Lacking discipline, Leifiifi was once again penalized, this time for a high tackle, and Samoa College decided to kick for points, taking the lead 9 - 7.

During the last play of the first half Samoa College was penalized for a high tackle. Leifiifi chose to kick the penalty, nailing it and taking the lead back from Samoa College, 9 - 10. 

After the half time break, Leifiifi went on the attack and scored a try. After a successful conversion, the score was 9 - 17. Not stopping there, Leifiifi secured another unconverted try to take the lead even further, 9 - 22. 


Samoa College missed an opportunity to add an extra three points with a missed penalty kick, but came back soon after with a try which was successfully converted, bringing the score to 16 - 22. 

In the final seconds of the game, Samoa College touched down at the far right of the Leifiifi College line, bringing the score to 21 - 22. The win would come down to the conversion, which was missed by the first-five. 

The final score was a close one point margin of 21 - 22 to Leifiifi College. 



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