Black Ferns beat France to win women's Rugby World Cup Sevens

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Blyde clinched it with two quick late tries for her hat-trick to make it nine for the tournament, five years on from the Ferns' previous title victory in Russian Federation.

Davids, who was one of the Blitzboks' most impressive players during his time on the field, was then substituted and Rosko Speckman took over the playmaking duties. We want this team to create its own history and legacy.

Fiji will either meet Australia or New Zealand in the Cup semifinals.

Should they beat the Scots they'll progress to the semi-final against the victor of the match between hosts United States and England.

The women's team recorded their best Rugby World Cup Sevens finish of sixth overall after losing out to Spain in a hard-fought play-off.

New Zealand are now scheduled to face United States, the home team having beaten Russian Federation 33-17 in their last eight match.

Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Goss posted the first hat-trick of the tournament against Mexico, while Michaela Blyde bagged three against Ireland to end the day on top of the try charts with five.

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Men's action is scheduled to conclude on Sunday (July 22).

They face a very strong looking Fiji side tomorrow who dispatched of Argentina 43-7 in their quarter-final.

"The last time we played them, they actually beat us in Paris, so we dare not underestimate them".

The All Blacks Sevens play the victor of Russian Federation v Hong Kong in their first match Saturday morning (06.31 UAE time).

"We really played well against Russian Federation in our opening match, but against China we unfortunately did not deliver the same effort and commitment and I am not happy about that", the coach explained.

The Fijians, roared on by a vocal contingent of fans, held their nerve after trailing 7-5 at half-time to stretch away after the restart, with France-based stars Leone Nakarawa and Semi Radradra both impressing from the bench.

Portia Woodman, the top scorer on the global sevens circuit this season with 43 tries, opened her World Cup account with a brace of tries in a one-sided 57-0 rout of Mexico at AT&T Park.

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