Wednesday, September 23, 2015

AUS 28-13 FJI (8-0-review)

by Big Joe Shep

A scrappy but strong start from both sides eventually saw Australia taken the initiative and 2 tries from MOTM No 8 David Pocock in a 5 min period saw them lead 18 - 3 at the break. The Wallabies got a third on 43m but Fiji came back with an excellent riposte from Volavola on 60. Fiji had some individual brilliance but were a 7s side with limited support, whilst Australia had 4 - 5 men at each contact. It paid off!

@bigjoeshep is the Owner and Head of Information & Knowledge Management at Digital Knowledge Zone.   An avid Leinster & Ireland Rugby fan, he came to rugby at the late age of 24, was a tight head prop, had at least 2 good runs in every game and retired at only 36 after 3 operations on his legs and now forms the 4th "virtual" person in a front row each time his beloved teams are playing (much to the annoyance of his suffering girlfriend who has to put up with being "embraced" by the Big Fella at each scrum!!!)

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