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New Zealand retain HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens title

New Zealand were popular winners with the Japanese crowd after beating first-time Cup finalists France 24-12 to complete a successful defence of the HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens title on Sunday. The two teams had met in the last match of day one with the Black Ferns Sevens running out convincing 38-7 winners at the Mikuni World

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England Women Sevens finish seventh in Kitakyushu

England Women Sevens finished seventh at HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Kitakyushu after beating China in the seventh place play-off. In today’s knockout stages, England lost narrowly 5-7 to Spain in the Cup quarter-final, and were then beaten 0-41 by Russia. James Bailey’s side recovered to win 36-5 against China in the seventh

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England to play Spain in Cup quarter-final

England Women Sevens finished third in Pool C at the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Kitakyushu, Japan. They will now face Spain in the Cup quarter-final. A week on from winning a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, England opened with a 10-17 loss against Russia, before facing Canada, who they beat

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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Kitakyushu fixtures and results

The third round of the Women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series takes place this weekend on 21 and 22 April in Kitakyushu, Japan. Here are the fixtures which will be updated as results come in: Saturday 21 April 2018 Match 1               10.30     Russia 7s 17-10 England 7s Match 2               10.52     Canada 7s 38-14 Fiji 7s

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Captains set for HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens

The 12 team captains gathered inside the Kokura Castle Japanese Garden on Thursday ahead of the third round of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series this weekend. New Zealand are the defending HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens champions after beating Canada in the inaugural final last year, but captain Sarah Goss knows that it will not

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England Women sevens ready for Kitakyushu

England Women head coach James Bailey has made two changes to the squad that secured bronze at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast for the third leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens series in Kitakyushu, Japan 21-22 April  (live via WorldRugby.org). Commonwealth Games travelling reserve Vicky Fleetwood comes into the playing squad with Millie

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