Canada wins Kitakyushu 7s
April 22, 2019 5:04 am
Canada defeated England 7-5 to win the Kitakyushu 7s title on last night in the lowest scoring final in World Rugby Women’s 7s Series history.
The Kitakyushu Sevens was the fourth round of the six-leg series, which doubles as a qualifier for the 2020 Olympics.
The top four teams qualify for the Tokyo Games.
The victory lifted Canada to second place in the World Series standings, six points behind New Zealand, which won the first three legs this season.
The United States is third — two points behind Canada.
Meanwhile, the Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s side finished 9th in Japan and is currently ranked 10th in the world standings.