KENYA CLAIM FIRST-EVER TOURNAMENT TITLE
The competiveness of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series nevers ceases to amaze as Kenya, ranked eighth in the world, topple defending champions and series leaders Fiji in emphatic style in Singapore.
Collins Injera goes to within two tries of Argentina’s Santiago Gomez Cora at the top of the all-time try scoring charts with a try double in the 30-7 victory to earn the player of the final award.
Earlier, South Africa responded to their harrowing last-gasp loss to Fiji in the Cup semi-final by rolling over Argentina, 28-0, in the third place play-off. The Blitzbokke go second in the standings, eight behind Fiji.
Tila Mealoi was Samoa’s two-try hero in both the Plate semi-final and final, helping his country to the sliverware with a first win over New Zealand in 13 attempts, a run dating back to 2012.
Scotland took the Bowl with victory over USA, while Russia pick up three valuable series points after a 24-7 win over Russia in the Shield.