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USA wary of French 7s team

April 12, 2019 4:59 pm

The Mike Friday coached side wants to win its first World Rugby Sevens Series title this year with only three competitions left for this season.

However, with the assistance from Former Fijian Coach Ben Ryan towards France team, USA is wary of the threat they pose in its pool.
USA 7s captain Madison Hughes says they will be going back to the basics this week as they are expecting a tough encounter against giant slayer, France.

“I think we’ve got a lot of confidence. We’ve just been going tournament by tournament and doing as well as we can each time. Hong Kong day was not our day but day three we came back and put in the effort and the consistency in our performance. That’s something to build upon and we’re just taking it game by game.”

Meanwhile, France’s Captain Jean Pascal says they hope to continue shocking rugby 7s giants in Singapore to move up the standing.

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“We have reached two finals and we as a group have been working a lot. Now we can see the quality of our game improve on the field. We want to do the same for the last three tournaments but we will see what the plan is but we’re here and we want to continue like that.”

USA is pooled with France, Argentina, Australia and Hong Kong in the Singapore 7s.

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