International Rugby Wrap Up

South Africa 23-12 England
England took an early 12-0 lead through tries courtesy of Mike Brown and Jonny May with Owen Farrell booting one conversion.South Africa responded with a try through Duane Vermeulen who muscled his way to the try box.Handre Pollard was sure with the conversion.Three penalties from Pollard and a penalty try saw South Africa win the series with a game to spare.
New Zealand 26-13 France
An early minute red card on Benjamin Fall proved it costly for the French side.New zealand opened the scoring through the big loosehead prop Joe Moody.Fullback Jordie Barrett crossed the white wash twice with wing Ben Smith also grounding the ball once under the posts.Replacement halfback Damian Mackenzie converted three tries.Cedate Gomes Sa’s try converted by Jules Plisson and three penalties from Morgan Parra was what the les bleus managed.
Fiji 37-15 Georgia
Halfbacks Henry Seniloli and Frank Lomani proved to be thorn in the flesh for the Georgians.A powerful Fiji scrum in the Georgia five metre mark saw the Fijians dismantle the Georgians scrum letting the ball open for Henry Seniloli to pick and dive for the first score.Minutes later,a line break by Radradra saw him committing Georgian fullback to set up Seniloli for his second try.Replacement scrum half Lomani did well to fit in Seniloli’s shoes which saw him give his side two tries.Semi Radradra,the London 7s player of the final,put his name on the score sheet with a try to give his side a comfortable lead.Nemani Nadolo was sure with his boot as he delivered two conversions and a penalty for the pacific islanders.Georgia got their points on board through Alexander Rodua and Vito Kolelishvili with Soso Matiashvili splitting the posts with a conversion and a penalty
Tonga 28-18 Samoa
Tonga were the first to cross the white wash through wing Villiame Lolohea.A lapse in concentration from Samoan defence saw Cooper Vuna take a quick tap and go powered his way over the line for Tonga’s second.Ed Fidow replied for Samoa by diving over in the corner flag.Tonga were not done yet as a good chase from Nili Latu saw him win a turn over and race clear to score.Tonga play maker Sontane Takulua made two conversions and scored other three penalties.See Tuala booted two penalties with Tusi Pisi converting one touch down.

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