Canadian men’s and women’s rugby sevens teams end group play with record losses in Dubai | News Bharat

Both the Canadian men’s and women’s teams finished pool play with a record of one win and two losses at the World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai on Friday.

The Canadian women’s team opened their tournament with a 12-7 loss to the United States before being shut out by Australia 33-0.

Canada closed out group play with a 26-10 win over China.

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On the men’s side, Canada also fell short against the USA, suffering a 19-14 loss to start their tournament. The Canadians then suffered a 33-5 loss to Samoa before rallying for a 28-14 win in Japan.

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Meanwhile, men’s world champions Fiji failed to progress from a tough group with New Zealand and Argentina.

In Group B, Argentina beat New Zealand, who beat Fiji, who beat Argentina. Fiji missed out on the quarter-finals by just four points.

Great Britain were even more unlucky in Group A, where they edged out Australia by just two points.

The British beat defending champions South Africa, who beat Australia, who beat the British. Coincidentally, Australia and Great Britain staged late comebacks to draw with Kenya.

Only the United States and France completed the group stage undefeated.

The USA swept Samoa, Canada and Japan, while France faced Ireland, Spain and Uganda.

Saturday’s quarter-finals will be Argentina vs. Ireland, United States vs. Australia, France vs. New Zealand and South Africa vs. Samoa.

On the women’s side, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland topped the groups.

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