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Fiji reach Rugby World Cup quarter-finals despite historic first win for Portugal

Fiji reach Rugby World Cup quarter-finals despite historic first win for Portugal

Fiji sneaked into the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday, at the expense of Australia, despite slumping to a 24-23 defeat against a spirited Portuguese team who deservedly clinched their first tournament win.

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Portugal's players celebrate after their historic win over Fiji in Toulouse on October 8, 2src23.

Portugal’s players celebrate after their historic win over Fiji in Toulouse on October 8, 2023. © Stéphanie Lecocq, Reuters

The Pacific Islanders needed a point to progress and knock two-time champions Australia out in the group phase

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