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Shujaa Land Pool A in Vancouver 7s

by Zablon Ondari
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The Kenya Rugby National Men’s Sevens team, Shujaa has been drawn in Pool A for this weekend’s sixth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Vancouver, Canada.

Shujaa, who exited the Singapore 7s at the ninth place semifinal stage have been drawn against Fiji, USA and England.

The team is currently placed tenth on the series standings after collecting 5 points in Singapore which took their season’s tally to 36 points after the opening five rounds.

Shujaa started the tourney with a 12-10 loss to the USA, Tony Omondi and Eddy Anya touching down for Innocent Simiyu’s charges before going down 26-5 to South Africa. Alvin Marube was the sole try scorer in this fixture. They would close out pool play with a 24-7 over Canada. Herman Humwa, Kevin Wekesa, Tony Omondi and Eddy Anya scored a try with Omondi managing two conversions.

Tries from Humwa and Billy Odhiambo gave the team a 12-10 victory over Japan in the ninth place quarterfinal final before going down 19-10 to Spain in the ranking semifinal. Wekesa and Odhiambo landed a try each for Shujaa who are now placed 10th on the standings with 36 points.

The Vancouver Sevens will be the sixth of nine rounds in this season’s World Rugby Sevens calendar.

South Africa leads with 98 points after five rounds. The Blitzboks have won four of the previous tournaments, Australia and Argentina are tied on 83.

Vancouver 7s Pools

Pool A: Fiji, USA, Kenya, England

Pool B: New Zealand, Samoa, Wales, Japan

Pool C: Australia, South Africa, Spain, Canada

Shujaa Land Pool A in Vancouver 7s
The Kenya Rugby National Men’s Sevens team, Shujaa has been drawn in Pool A for this weekend’s sixth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Vancouver, Canada.

Shujaa, who exited the Singapore 7s at the ninth place semifinal stage have been drawn against Fiji, USA and England.

The team is currently placed tenth on the series standings after collecting 5 points in Singapore which took their season’s tally to 36 points after the opening five rounds.

Shujaa started the tourney with a 12-10 loss to the USA, Tony Omondi and Eddy Anya touching down for Innocent Simiyu’s charges before going down 26-5 to South Africa. Alvin Marube was the sole try scorer in this fixture. They would close out pool play with a 24-7 over Canada. Herman Humwa, Kevin Wekesa, Tony Omondi and Eddy Anya scored a try with Omondi managing two conversions.

Tries from Humwa and Billy Odhiambo gave the team a 12-10 victory over Japan in the ninth place quarterfinal final before going down 19-10 to Spain in the ranking semifinal. Wekesa and Odhiambo landed a try each for Shujaa who are now placed 10th on the standings with 36 points.

The Vancouver Sevens will be the sixth of nine rounds in this season’s World Rugby Sevens calendar.

South Africa leads with 98 points after five rounds. The Blitzboks have won four of the previous tournaments, Australia and Argentina are tied on 83.

Vancouver 7s Pools

Pool A: Fiji, USA, Kenya, England

Pool B: New Zealand, Samoa, Wales, Japan

Pool C: Australia, South Africa, Spain, Canada

Pool D: Ireland, Argentina, France, Scotland

Pool D: Ireland, Argentina, France, Scotland

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