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Canadian girls’s rugby 7s crew finishes 4th in Los Angeles with loss to U.S.

The Canadian girls adopted their third-place end final weekend in Vancouver with a fourth Sunday on the HSBC SVNS Los Angeles.

Canada was overwhelmed 21-7 by the USA within the third-place playoff at Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in Carson, Calif.

Captain Naya Tapper opening the scoring for the People, outpacing a number of Canadians for a transformed attempt to a 7-0 lead. It was the 129th attempt of her profession. Krissy Scurfield’s transformed attempt tied it up after Sophie de Goede slashed by means of the U.S. defence.

Steph Rovetti scored early within the second half, discovering a gap within the Canadian defence after which accelerated down the pitch for a 14-7 lead. The People have been awarded a penalty attempt with Asia Hogan-Rochester penalized for stopping a attempt by shoving apart an American as they each chased the ball towards the Canadian try-line.

The U.S. edged Canada 22-19 on Saturday in a recreation to resolve first place in Pool C.

New Zealand faces Australia within the girls’s Cup ultimate later Sunday, whereas France will tackle Britain within the males’s championship recreation.

Canadian males end final for 4th time in final 5 occasions

Rising pains continued for the Canadian males, overwhelmed 28-15 by South Africa within the Eleventh-place playoff.

Canada, which is rebuilding beneath coach Sean White, has completed final in 4 of the 5 occasions this season with a seventh-place end in Cape City the lone shiny spot by way of the standings. On the plus facet, Liam Bowman and Noah Flesch scored the primary sevens tries of their profession within the South Africa loss.

The Canada males, overwhelmed by France, Fiji and Britain in Pool C play, have misplaced 14 straight since defeating France 33-7 on Dec. 10 to complete seventh in Cape City.

The Canadian girls opened the day with a 28-19 win over France within the Cup quarterfinals, main 21-0 on the half earlier than the French stormed again. Chloe Daniels, Hogan-Rochester, Piper Logan and Sabrina Poulin scored tries for Canada with Daniels kicking three conversions and Hogan-Rochester one.

That arrange a rematch of final weeks semifinal in Vancouver, received 15-7 by New Zealand.

Canada misplaced 31-12 this time, conceding first-half tries by Michaela Blyde and Portia Woodman-Wickliffe as its defence was discovered wanting. De Goede scored two tries for Canada within the second half however New Zealand added three of its personal to seal the win.

The Canadian girls defeated Australia 19-14 to complete third in Vancouver whereas New Zealand beat France 35-19 to hoist the trophy.

The slimmed-down sevens circuit options seven regular-season occasions, every that includes males’s and girls’s competitors, plus a grand ultimate with promotion and relegation at stake.

The groups play subsequent in Hong Kong and Singapore earlier than wrapping up in Madrid from Could 31 to June 2.

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