Fiji Men and New Zealand Women Win France Sevens in Toulouse


(23 May 2022, 11:00 +07)
 
Both reigning Olympic champions turned on the
type to take high honours on the HSBC France Sevens in Toulouse on
Sunday as Fiji and New Zealand claimed the boys’s and ladies’s
titles respectively.

In the boys’s event, Ireland once more performed some
spectacular rugby to succeed in their first ever males’s Cup ultimate, however in
the ultimate the Fijians – off the again of gold in Singapore and
silver in Vancouver, have been too robust, finally working in 5
tries to win an entertaining ultimate 29-17.

“Teamwork in defence
and assault was what this victory was constructed on. We saved the ball
nicely and caught to our recreation plan. To all of the Fijians across the
globe, this win is for you,” mentioned Fiji’s Tevita Dagunu.

Argentina, who completed fifth in Toulouse,
at the moment are high of the boys’s Series standings after seven rounds
with 118 factors and two occasions to go.

Fiji and New Zealand claimed the men's and women's titles at the France Sevens in Toulouse. Click to enlarge.

Fiji and New Zealand claimed the boys’s and ladies’s titles on the France Sevens in Toulouse

Long-time leaders South Africa are second on 116
after a irritating time in France whereas Australia are third on
110 and Ireland fourth on 88.

After their victory, Fiji at the moment are fifth on 87
factors after lacking out on rounds three and 4 performed in Spain
attributable to journey restrictions associated to the COVID19 pandemic.

Black Ferns Sevens Victorious

New Zealand’s ladies received their first title since
Sydney in 2020 after they defeated 2022 Series champions Australia
21-14 in an exhilarating ultimate.

Head coach Cory Sweeney, who claimed his first
title since taking up the position, mentioned, “It is a proud and
emotional second for us all. After Langford we labored on a couple of issues, had
some superior coaching periods and we put that into follow this
week.”

Australia took some comfort in receiving the
2022 Series trophy, which they’d already secured following
victory in Langford earlier in the month, completed high of the
standings with 80 factors following a persistently high class
season.

France have been second on 60 factors, Fiji have been third
additionally on 60 factors and Ireland, additionally on 60, simply missed out on a
high three end attributable to a weaker factors distinction. New Zealand,
who missed a part of the sequence attributable to COVID19-related restrictions, completed
fifth general on 57 factors.

The distinctive rankings factors system for the COVID19-affected 2022 Series noticed solely the 4 finest outcomes from every group
depend in direction of the ultimate standings.

Despite some spirited performances, together with an
excellent victory over England on Saturday, Brazil completed the
Series in the relegation place because the eleventh core group.

While Toulouse was the sixth and ultimate spherical of
the ladies’s Series, the boys’s Series will proceed with its eighth
spherical in London this coming weekend earlier than the grand finale in Los
Angeles on 27-28 August.

All continues to be to play for at each the highest and the
backside of the Series standings, which is able to embody solely one of the best
seven outcomes for every group from the nine-rounds of the 2022
Series.


Rugby footage
:
Pictures from 2019 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong
Kong Sevens
,

Pictures from 2018 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens
,

Pictures from 2017 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens
,

Pictures from 2016 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong
Kong Sevens
,

Pictures of Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2015
,

Pictures of the Asia Rugby Sevens Olympic Games Qualifier in Hong
Kong
,

Pictures of Singha Thailand Sevens 2015
,

Pictures from the 2013 British & Irish Lions Tour in Hong Kong
,

Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2014
,

Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2013
,
Pictures
of Chartis Cup 2012
and
Pictures of
Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2012
.


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