Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Women Win All Three Games on Opening Day of Las Vegas Sevens

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Women Win All Three Games on Opening Day of Las Vegas Sevens

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Canada women win 3 straight at Vegas Sevens

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LAS VEGAS - The Canadian women's rugby sevens team won all three matches Friday on Day 1 of the HSBC U.S.A. Sevens.

Canada won its group, finishing the day with a 21-7 win over France after thumping Russia 34-7 and Argentina 38-7.

The Canadian women led France 14-7 at the half on tries by Hannah Darling and captain Ghislaine Landry. Kayla Moleschi increased the lead early in the second half, stealing the ball and racing for the french try-line.

"The French game was a really good battle there at the end," said Canadian head coach John Tait. "You need that on Day 1 to get ready for Day 2. The first two games we got up early so didn't really feel it until the third game."

Canada won the last stop on the HSBC Women's Sevens circuit, defeating the U.S. 21-17 to win the Sydney sevens. …

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