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Kenya 7s march on to the Dubai quarters


NAIROBI, Kenya November 30 – Kenya’s national 7s team marched their way into the quarters of the Dubai 7s round of the IRB series on Friday after sealing two wins out of three in the Pool A fixtures.

They lost their final match of the group to titans Fiji 10-14.

A try and conversion from Joji Baleviani Raqamate gave Fiji a 7-0 by half time lead with Isikeli Tuiwainunu adding Fiji’s second try with Baleviani converting to take a 14-5 lead.

Dennis Ombachi touched down in the final minutes of the match, though the conversion by Lavin Asego missed didi not come through.

Kenya earlier in the day defeated Scotland and Spain respectively.

The Result gave Kenya six points from three matches in their pool.

Earlier Collins Injera and Sidney Ashioya gave Kenya its second win after beating Spain 10-7.

In their opening match of the day they beat Scotland 12-5.

Kenya will face Canada tomorrow in the main cup quarter final.

Other results, Spain finished third in group A after beating Scotland 12- behind Kenya and Fiji.


Wales 22-05 Russia
England 21-22 Portugal
Canada 26 – 07 USA
France 7-0 Australia