Canada Sevens Fail To Upset New Zealand

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Ibrox is perfectly set up for this Games Rugby Sevens – pic courtesy of Andy Laing/ISN

26 July, 2014 (ISN)  In a match the everyone knew Team Canada were going to struggle in the New Zealand Rugby Sevens surprised no one with a comfortable win against the Canada Sevens squad.  The New Zealanders gave the impression of not having gotten into top gear, appearing to be barely out of breath by the end of the match.

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New Zealand worked hard to control the game despite Canada’s best efforts – pic courtesy of Andy Laing/ISN

Try scorers Tim Mikkelson (1), D.J. Forbes (2), Akira Ioane (1), Bryce Heem (1) & Ben Lam (2) ensured a convincing win over Canada as New Zealand confirmed their credentials as the hot favourites for the Rugby Sevens gold and continued an undefeated streak started in 1998.

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Despite the defeat to New Zealand the Canadian fans created a fantastic atmosphere and thoroughly enjoyed the day – pics courtesy of Andy Laing/ISN

Next up for Canada are Barbados who are expected to prop up the table followed by Scotland, so there may still be time for an upset. 

We’ll keep you informed of Canada’s progress throughout the day.

 

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