Pacific Island Quarter Final at Rugby 7s World Cup in Cape Town


The Rugby 7s World Cup draw will see the two teams of Pacific Island brothers face off in the quarter finals.

Its a late 9:30pm match – 8:30am in Samoa and 7:30am in Fiji.

Samoa secured their spot in the Top 8 with a convincing 40-12 win over USA while Fiji beat Wales 29-05.

The semi final match is scheduled for 9:30pm on Day 2 of the Rugby World Cup tournament. Saturday night in Cape Town, South Africa is 8:30am Sunday morning in Samoa.

The Top 8 of the tournament which had included USA and Fiji got to rest and did not have to play the preliminary round of the tournament.

In other Top 16 matches defending champions New Zealand ran in seven tries in a 43-5 thrashing of Scotland. The All Blacks will play Argentina after the Pumas ended Kenya’s world cup hopes.

France booked their place in the last eight with a close 19-7 win against Canada and will face the current world series champions  Australia in the semi finals.

Ireland upset England 17-5 and will face South Africa in the semis.