Fiji’s Veremalua stands out in tournament

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first_imgHe achieved some huge stats across the three-day tournament in Nevada, USA. The Fijian sensation scored a crucial try in the Cup semi-final against USA to secure his side a place in the final. While he did not get on the score sheet against Australia, he did make some crucial breaks and tackles to help the Pacific islanders come back from 15-0 down to win a thrilling final and notch up their second tournament win of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.   Veremalua’s attacking potential was seen in full flow at the USA leg of the series, with 21 carries and nine offloads, contributing to some stunning rugby in front of the packed out stands at the Sam Boyd Stadium. Overall in the series, Veremalua only just snuck into the top seven performers, with his team mate Savenaca Rawaca still leading the way with 102 carries, 18 more than second placed USA star Zack Test. South Africa’s Seabelo Senatla was in fine fettle also in Las Vegas, scoring 11 tries, putting him in third overall.Caption: Fiji’s Jasa Veremalua aiming for the tryline during a match against Australia.last_img

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