Young Fijians test Australia Underline 15 June, 2011
Fiji number 8 Simione Sawene charges downfield during the Pool B match against Australia at the Stadio Plebiscito in Padova. Photo: Getty Images.
Australia were tested by a lively Fiji outfit before running out 50-25 winners at the Stadio Plebiscito in Padova, a result which keeps the 2010 runners-up sitting on top of Pool B ahead of their meeting with unbeaten France on Saturday.

In their 54-7 opening day win over Tonga, eight Australian players scored tries, and they shared the spoils once again, with seven players crossing the line against Pacific Island opposition.

Captain Michael Hooper and scrum half Eddie Bredenhann were outstanding for the Australians, both scoring tries, the former's being his country's 100th in JWC history, a figure only bettered by three-time champions New Zealand.

Hooper's back row colleague Ted Postal, wing Damon Anderson, prop Siliva Siliva, full back Jacob Woodhouse and second row Blake Enever also crossed in the victory.

But the Aussies, who led 33-10 at the break, by no means had things all their own way. The Fijians produced some impressive passing movements to run in three of their own tries through wing Ratu Ratini, fly half Metuisela Talebula and second row Maikeli Mudu. 

1 Scott Sio, 2 Siliva Siliva, 3 JP Pradaud, 4 Blake Enever, 5 Luke Jones, 6 Ted Postal, 7 Michael Hooper (C), 8 Jarrad Butler, 9 Eddie Bredenhann, 10 Ben Volavola, 11 Kimami Sitauti, 12 Simon Morahan, 13 Tom Kingston, 14 Damon Anderson, 15 Jacob Woodhouse, 16 Hugh Roach (R), 17 Paul Alo-Emile (R), 18 Greg Peterson (R), 19 Ed Quirk (R), 20 Matt Lucas (R), 21 Bill Meakes (R), 22 Rohan Saifoloi (R) 

1 Kirwan Sanday, 2 Joshua Tuqiri, 3 Tomasi Kolo, 4 Aminio Nasilimosi, 5 Maikeli Mudu, 6 Sailosi Dawai, 7 Aca Simolo, 8 Simione Sawene, 9 Eliki Sicinilawa, 10 Metuisela Talebula, 11 Matayavusa Lea, 12 Solomoni Rasolea (C), 13 Peter Lee, 14 Ratu Ratini, 15 Josateki Lalagavesi, 16 Alifereti Cawanibuka (R), 17 Sione Kolo (R), 18 Netani Qicatabua (R), 19 Uliano Samunaka (R), 20 Kenneth Robertson (R), 21 Teti Tela (R), 22 Jone Wai (R)

Full results from Day Two:

Pool A 
New Zealand 92-0 Wales; Italy 3-27 Argentina
Pool B
Australia 50-25 Fiji; France 27-14 Tonga
Pool C
England 39-18 Scotland; Ireland 26-42 South Africa

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