Highlights from day one of the 2013 USA Sevens in Las Vegas

first_imgSaturday Feb 9, 2013 Highlights from day one of the 2013 USA Sevens in Las Vegas The USA leg of the Sevens World Series commenced in Las Vegas yesterday, with four teams – Samoa, Fiji, South Africa and New Zealand – winning going unbeaten. Eight pool games and the playoffs are on Saturday, with the Semis and Finals on Sunday.There were also a few upsets, as Spain achieved a top quality 24-14 win over Australia and Portugal beat  Wellington winners England 21-5. England also lost to Fiji earlier in the day.“I think the Series is very even, anyone can beat anyone and that shows by the results,” said Portugal coach Frederica Sousa. “We just need to consistent. For us it is very important, unfortunately we had that narrow loss against Scotland but we will fight back against Fiji.”Canada picked up a good win over Kenya, while host team the USA struggled in front of their home crowd, losing both their opening games, despite Carlin Isles grabbing a well taken try.All 16 teams are in contention for Cup quarter final spots ahead of the remaining pool games.Defending champs Samoa, one of the four sides to go unbeaten on the first day, had to come from 12-0 down against the impressive Spain team, winning 19-12 in the end. Coach Faamoani Lalomilo paid tribute to the opposition, and the fans at the Sam Boyd Stadium.“It was really tough. Spain, they wanted to win the game, but I am happy with the boys, especially in the second half. It is a second home, a big ground for Samoa, and the boys have to work hard for the fans too. It is not easy to defend the title, but we have to work hard on our plan,” he said.Time: 5:46Credit: IRBADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Sevens Related Articles 66 WEEKS AGO Part three of the award winning USA 7s documentary… 107 WEEKS AGO Table topping Fiji fly past Australia to… 114 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Touching jersey ceremony for young… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more