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Lionesses mauled in Hong Kong


KENYA-LIONESSESNAIROBI, Kenya, September 12-The Kenya Lionesses bowed out of the Main Cup quarter finals at the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series qualifiers after suffering heavy losses in their opening two pool fixtures in Hong Kong on Friday morning.

The Lionesses fell to a 0-31 defeat at the hands of Japan, before succumbing to a 0-45 rout to Fiji in their second fixture before falling 5-19 to Argentina to complete their pool assignments winless.

The semi finalists of the tournament will earn a berth in the 2014-15 World series.

Collated Day One Results

Fiji 52-7 Argentina
Japan 31-0 Kenya
France 19-21 South Africa
China 44-0 Mexico
Brazil 38-7 Portugal
Netherlands 12-10 Hong Kong
Fiji 45-0 Kenya
Japan 35-0 Argentina
France 66-0 Mexico
China 31-7 South Africa
Brazil 22-0 Hong Kong
Netherlands 14-0 Portugal
Fiji 33-7 Japan
Argentina 19-5 Kenya
France 26-7 China
South Africa 36-0 Mexico
Brazil 0-7 Netherlands
Portugal 26-19 Hong Kong