March 4, 2017 Las Vegas, NV (ISN) – The Canadian women’s sevens rugby team took a step forward to another possible Cup final with a decisive 33-0 cup quarter final win over France at the Las Vegas leg of the World Rugby Sevens Women’s Tour.
Despite the identical record in pool play, tied for second place, Canada held a markable advantage in the overall win column with 11 wins in thirteen tests against the French. Canada’s quarter cup 33 point win would mark the highest Canadian women’s score against France, beating them by an average 20-6 score.
Canada’s Ghislaine Landry and Kayla Moleschi would figure in the first half with a pair of trys to jump out to a 14-0 lead. Canada would continue with offensive pressure in the second half, scoring an additional three trys by Brittany Benn, Ghislaine Landry ( 2nd ), and a final tally by Victoria, BC native Caroline Crossley, to leave no doubt about Canada’s aspirations to reach the Cup Final podium.
For Ghislaine Landry, her two trys and 4 conversions placed her in top spot in the all-time points leaderboard in women’s World Rugby 7’s history.