Norton sets new Hong Kong record on day one
April 6, 2019 7:00 am
England 7s speedster Dan Norton
England 7s speedster Dan Norton grabbed the headlines as he surpassed Kenya’s Collins Injera to become the new all-time leading 7s series try-scorer in Hong Kong.
Norton’s try kick-started a significant English comeback against their old rivals Wales.
Despite holding a 15-game 7s series winning streak over Wales, they went into half-time 19-5 down.
— World Rugby Sevens (@WorldRugby7s) April 5, 2019
Norton crossed one minute into the second half and England then dominated to secure a 29-19 victory.
At the end of the 2019 series the top four teams will qualify directly for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Meanwhile, Fiji will now play Australia at 5.13pm today before taking on New Zealand at 8.55pm.
The cup quarterfinals start at 2.58pm tomorrow, cup semifinal final begins at 7.41pm and the cup final kicks off at 11pm.