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Pukpuks finish fourth at Oceania Sevens

The PNG Pukpuks finished fourth out of 8 countries at the 2015 Championship in Auckland, New Zealand.

Palais finish fourth at Oceania 7s Champs

Palais finish fourth at Oceania 7s Champs

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. 

Aussies beat PNG 19-0 in women’s 7s

It was a physical encounter but speed what was what the Australians had over PNG as they ran in their first try through Sarah Halvorsen to lead 5-0.

Minutes later, quick hands to the wing put a flying Brooke Walker in to score to extend Australia’s lead to 12-0 after a successful conversion.

Right from the kick off at the second half, Australia spread the ball out wide and a try resulted seconds later.

Australia held onto this lead until the final hooter.