We head of to Australia for the 3rd leg of the HSBC rugby sevens series. With fan fever on a high day 1 did not disappoint at all, as the group matches began. Who would forget the heartbreak in South Africa, where the New Zealand out fit stole the show, well it certainly looked like they had the same intention as the put a through beating on France with a 61-0 win, South Africa also stated a convincing 50-0 win over new comers Papua New Guinea which gave the fans another hopeful fantasy should the rivals meet again. The host came out with a narrow 26-19 win over fast paced USA which also put their name in contention as we head to day 2.
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The women’s series# has not been short of action, with the Black Ferns of New Zealand dominating Japan, England and the USA in their group matches. The french seeming to have found their footing in Australia are also looking like a much likely surprise package. As we head to day 2 it promises to be a cracker. Question is who are you backing to take the series?
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