Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Upsets Wales and Fiji to Make Cape Town Sevens Quarterfinal

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Upsets Wales and Fiji to Make Cape Town Sevens Quarterfinal

Article excerpt

Canada makes Cape Town Sevens quarterfinal

--

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Canada upset Fiji and Wales to win its pool and advance to the Cup quarterfinals on Saturday at the Cape Town Sevens rugby tournament.

After starting the day with a 19-17 loss to Samoa, Canada conceded the first try to Fiji's Jerry Tuwai but led by halftime after John Moonlight and Harry Jones scored. Justin Douglas added a pair in the second half and Canada held on to reach the quarterfinals.

Douglas added another try in the Canadians' 31-14 victory over Wales.

Canada will play France on Sunday in the quarterfinals.

Also, the United States upended New Zealand and Australia to cruise into the quarters with host South Africa. Defending champion England also swept its pool.

New Zealand, at risk of missing its first quarterfinals in 20 years, crushed Australia 35-12. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.