16 Jun 2014

Sport: Fiji U20s at risk of relegation

2:46 pm on 16 June 2014

The Fiji Under 20 rugby team is in danger of being relegated from the IRB Junior World Championship after a fourth straight defeat on Sunday.

The Fijians were outclassed 38-12 by Argentina and for the second straight year will playoff for 11th and 12th place, with the loser between them and Italy to be relegated to the Junior World Rugby Trophy.

Samoa were outclassed 53-16 by Australia and will now take on Wales in the playoff for seventh and eighth place.

South Africa will meet in England in the final of the IRB Junior World Championship, after contrasting semi final victories.

The Baby Boks came from behind to beat hosts New Zealand 32-25 while England thrashed Ireland 42-15 in the other semi, having led 34-3 at half-time.