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Dubai Sevens: Day One

29th November 2013 08:03


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New Zealand, Fiji, South Africa and Wales each won all three of their pool matches to progress with 100 percent records to the Cup quarter-finals at the Dubai Rugby Sevens, round two of the IRB Sevens World Series.

The in-form quartet are joined in the last eight of the Cup by Scotland, England, Kenya and Argentina, while defending champions Samoa will contest the bowl on Saturday.

Dubai Sevens Pools:

Pool A: New Zealand, Kenya, France and Portugal
Pool B: Australia, Wales, Scotland and Spain
Pool C: England, Fiji, Canada, United States
Pool D: South Africa, Samoa, Argentina, Russia

Day One results

Pool A:
New Zealand 24-5 France
Kenya 10-7 Portugal
Kenya 14-5 France
New Zealand 38-0 Portugal
France 12-19 Portugal
New Zealand 40-0 Kenya

Pool B:
Australia 17-21 Scotland
Wales 38-0 Spain
Australia 45-0 Spain
Wales 31-19 Scotland
Scotland 21-14 Spain
Australia 14-19 Wales

Pool C:
England 47-7 Canada
Fiji 36-5 United States
England 28-5 United States
Fiji 26-19 Canada
Canada 41-7 United States
England 21-26 Fiji

Pool D:
South Africa 17-7 Argentina
Samoa 33-12 Russia
Samoa 12-19 Argentina
South Africa 34-5 Russia
Argentina 33-5 Russia
South Africa 26-5 Samoa

With thanks to the IRB