Fiji defeat Samoa in Pacific Nations Cup

Fiji's Seremaia Bai is tackled by Wales' Danny Lydiate and Dan Biggar
Wales face Fiji in the World Cup at the Waikato Stadium in Hamilton

Fiji have beaten Samoa in the Pacific Nations Cup in a contest between two of Wales' World Cup opponents.

Hosts Fiji, who had lost their opening match against Tonga, crossed for five tries in a 36-18 win in Lautoka.

Fiji and Samoa are among Wales' Pool D opponents in the World Cup in New Zealand later this year.

In the competition's other match Japan, who had lost their opening fixture against Samoa, beat Tonga 28-27.

The our teams have won and lost one game apiece and honours will be decided in the third and final round to be played in Lautoka on Wednesday.