Fiji 22-15 Australia gave Fiji the first win ever in the history of the Rugby World Cup. It is a historic day in Fiji.

Fiji beat Australia in the Pool C of the Rugby World Cup. It is only the third time that Fiji beat Australia in Rugby. Simione Kuruvoli initiated this win with fine kicking that took Fiji 12-8 when the half-time was announced. After that, Josua Tuisova put their share in scoring more. Lalaki Foketi of Australia tried to cut the deficit and took the score 22-15 in the favor of Australia. However, no time came when Eddie Jones’ side could be challenging for Fiji.

It is the first-ever win of Fiji over the Wallabies. Now, Fiji is in the second position of Pool C and surpasses other competitors.

The pair now has six points, as both have played two matches. However, Fiji is ahead because they are better in head-to-head record.

Simon Raiwalui, Fiji’s Head Coach, was thrilled after the match. He said, “I’m emotionally drained at the moment. It was a great contest. It kept us guessing until the end. We pushed the boys to the limits, and they’ve never once complained. There will be a few boys sore, but I’m super proud.”

According to the Rugby World Cup, only the top will play the quarter-final. Therefore, the specific match of Fiji in Saint-√Čtienne was very critical. The Flying Fijians were defeated by Wales in the previous game. The score was 32026 against Wales. The experts were considering it an uphill battle. However, Fiji crossed the hurdle and left themselves at a better position. They got this position with the help of two Kuruvoli penalties, and gave them a 6-3 lead.


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