United States impress on opening day of Rugby World Cup Sevens


"But I wouldn't be able to do it without the girls who are out on the field with me".

New Zealand dominated the first half and took the lead when Blyde crossed in the corner for an unconverted score to make it 5-0. We want this team to create its own history and legacy.

Meanwhile six men's players will be appearing at the Rugby World Cup Sevens for the third time: James Rodwell (England), Manoel Dall Igna (France), Collins Injera (Kenya), Alatosi Tupou (Samoa), Scott Riddell (Scotland) and Philip Snyman (South Africa).

The goal for New Zealand heading into the Rugby World Cup Sevens is clear: defend the titles they won in Moscow four years ago.

Their semi-final opponents New Zealand have also won two World Cups and would edge into the outright lead with a win, while South Africa have never won even one. Trailing at halftime after two tries from Eagles' Naya Tapper, New Zealand scored three in the second period to win 26-21. The men's tournament wraps up on Sunday as there are 24 teams in that side of the action.

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They face a very strong looking Fiji side tomorrow who dispatched of Argentina 43-7 in their quarter-final.

Australia did respond through a brilliant try from Maurice Longbottom but Ireland remained in firm control of the game and finished the game strongly to claim the Challenge Trophy and round off their trip to San Fransisco in ninth place overall.

"We really played well against Russian Federation in our opening match, but against China we unfortunately did not deliver the same effort and commitment and I am not happy about that", the coach explained.

Bianca Farella looked to have forced extra-time for the Canadians after diving over in the corner to tie the contest at 19-19 but France swept back with a long-range attack which ended with Drouin crashing over from a couple of yards out for the winning score.

Retired Fijian legend Waisale Serevi is the only player to have appeared in four Rugby World Cup Sevens tournaments and he is also the record points scorer with 297 points to his name.