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Defeat to England sees Kenya 7s drop to challenge trophy
By Eric Njiru | Fri 06 Dec, 2019 13:00

A second defeat at the ongoing Dubai 7s means Kenya 7s drops to challenge trophy of the opening leg of the 2019/20 HSBC World Sevens Series.

Kenya 7s lost 12-5 to England in the second game on Friday afternoon to add to Thursday’s 17-12 defeat to South Africa.

Kenya’s last pool game is against Spain at 6.32pm. South Africa beat Spain 35-5.

Oliver Lindsay-Hague put England 7-0 before the interval before Danny Bibby put the English 12-0 up in the 11th minutes. Nelson Oyoo scored for Kenya in the 12th minute but there was no comeback for Shujaa. 

Both England and South Africa won two pool matches to proceed to cup quarters with their pool clash set to be at 6.54pm.

DUBAI 7s RESULTS and FIXTURES
Thursday Dec 5, 2019
Samoa vs Canada 19-12
New Zealand vs Wales 36-7
Australia vs Scotland 43-14
USA vs Ireland 24-19
France vs Argentina 12-10
Fiji vs Japan 24-17
England vs Spain 36-7
South Africa vs Kenya 17-12

Friday Dec 6, 2019
Samoa vs Wales 31-12
New Zealand vs Canada 31-7
Australia vs Ireland 45-21
USA vs Scotland 31-21
France vs Japan 41-5
Fiji vs Argentina 21-24
England vs Kenya 12-5
South Africa vs Spain 35-5


Canada vs Wales 31-14
New Zealand vs Samoa 40-7
Scotland vs Ireland 29-31
USA vs Australia 12-24
Argentina vs Japan 33-7
Fiji vs France 24-14
Spain vs Kenya 22-19
South Africa vs England 19-14

Saturday Dec 7, 2019
Cup quarters 10.14am
15th Place play-off 12.30pm
13th Place play-off 12.52pm
Cup semis 2pm Cup final 6.02pm

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