Aussies face uphill battle at Hong Kong 7s

Aussies face uphill battle at Hong Kong 7s

Aussies face uphill battle at Hong Kong 7s

Now in its 44th year, the 2019 Hong Kong Sevens is bigger and better than ever, the organizers say.

Douglas now has 133 career tries for Canada.

The Sakura Sevens wrapped up an impressive day one by beating Belgium 35-0 with Suzuki taking her try tally to four with two further tries in the win.

England winger Dan Norton became the leading try scorer in the history of the Hong Kong Sevens, helping his team beat Wales 36-19 Friday at the format's most storied competition.

Norton broke the record set by Collins Injera in 2017 as England moved into second place in Pool D with the victory, but United States of America are top after beating Spain 36-7.

England moved into second place in Pool D with the victory.

They smashed Australia 40-19 in their opening Pool C match, with Joe Ravouvou scoring twice in the first half as the Kiwis took a 21-14 lead into the break.

The New Zealand 7s side has shifted its focus to its next pool match against Kenya in the Hong Kong tournament.

South Africa, third on the overall standings, also started with a win, defeating Japan 22-7 in Pool A.

The loses came a day after they had lost 22-5 to defending champion Fiji, which was a stark contrast of last year's Hong Kong Sevens where Fiji and Kenya met in the Cup final with the Pacific Islanders winning 24-12.

In the women's tournament, Brazil beat Scotland 28-19 to win the title.

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