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England women 7s runners up in Kazan

England Women finished runners-up in the second leg of the two-part Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series in Kazan, after 21-0 defeat to Russia in the Cup final. Earlier in the day, England beat Wales 21-7 in a hard-fought Cup quarter-final, securing a place in the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in San Francisco next year.

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Black Ferns are World Series Sevens Champions

New Zealand are the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series champions. The Black Ferns Sevens also claimed the HSBC Clermont-Ferrand Sevens trophy after beating rivals Australia 22-7 on Sunday evening. Earlier in the day, the Kiwis beat hosts France in the semi-finals meaning they could not be caught by the nearest challengers, Australia and

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New Zealand, Canada and Australia unbeaten at Clermont-Ferrand

New Zealand remain on track to claim the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series trophy this season. The Black Ferns Sevens, along with Canada and Australia, won their three matches at the HSBC Clermont-Ferrand Sevens, meaning they can wrap up the series with a semi-final appearance on Sunday. Sunday’s quarter-finals will see Canada take on Ireland, Australia

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