Palais finish fourth at Oceania 7s Champs

The PNG Palais finished fourth at the 2015 Oceania Sevens Championship in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Palais finished fourth out of five countries.

In their round 5 match this morning, they were thrashed by Fiji 43-0.

The Palais later met Fiji again in the semi-final losing again 40-0.

In the third and fourth play-off this afternoon, the Palais went down to Cook Islands 32-0.

Fiji went on to beat Samoa 55-0 in the final to book their spot in the 2016 Olympic Games sevens tournament in Rio de Janeiro.

Second placed Samoa and third placed Cook Islands have earned themselves invitations to the final qualification tournament for the Rio Olympics. 

Troy Taule