4 Dec 2010

Samoa and Fiji move onto Sevens quarter-finals in Dubai

10:25 am on 4 December 2010

There were mixed results overnight for Samoa and Fiji on Day One of the rugby sevens in Dubai.

Samoa began their Series defence with a 21-21 draw against Wales - but managed to overcome easily the Arabian Gulf 54-12 and then Kenya 26-7.

Tonight Samoa will meet the USA in the cup quarter-final.

The Fijians began well beating Portugal 31-7 and the French 35-5. But England proved too much for the Fijians beating them 26-21.

Fiji will meet South Africa tonight in the cup quarter final.

New Zealand and Australia were only the sides to win all of their matches.