– WELLINGTON 7s –
Final Standings from Day One and Day Two Quarter Final Draw
England and Fiji lead the way in Wellington
Dan Norton scored his 150th career try on day one of the Wellington Sevens as the defending champions England won all three of their matches to set up a quarter final against Samoa
Fiji, England, Canada and Australia won all three of their pool matches to progress to the Cup quarter finals at the end of an enthralling day of the 2014 Wellington Sevens.
Ben Ryan’s Fiji defeated hosts New Zealand 12-7 in their first match, before Samisoni Viriviri scored twice in their 26-5 defeat of France and 45-12 victory over Spain with Henry Seniloli scoring 15 points, and they will face Argentina in the quarter finals.
Defending Wellington Sevens champions England beat Portugal 36-7 and Wales 21-7 with Dan Norton crossing for his 150th career try before they proved too strong for the current Series leader South Africa in a 19-5 win with the Series’ leading points scorer adding two tries in the win.
Simon Amor’s side will face Samoa on day two while the Blitzbokke will meet Australia after Cameron Clark kicked another decisive penalty drop goal to give Mick O’Connor’s side a 15-12 win over Samoa that saw them top their pool.
Peter Schuster had earlier scored three tries for Australia as they beat Tonga 33-5 and Kenya 24-0 on an impressive day for the Gold Coast Sevens runners-up.
Having finished a best-ever third in Las Vegas, Canada looked full of confidence as they beat Argentina 24-5 in their pool decider with the returning Ciaran Hearn scoring two second-half tries to secure the victory.
P=Played; W=Won; D=Draw; L=Lost; PF=Points For; PA=Points Against; PD=Points Difference; TF=Tries For; TA=Tries Against; TD=Tries Difference; PTS=Points
Fixtures Day Two
|25.||08 Feb 2014 – 13:00||Wales||0 – 0||Tonga||QF Bowl|
|26.||08 Feb 2014 – 13:22||Scotland||0 – 0||Spain||QF Bowl|
|27.||08 Feb 2014 – 13:44||Kenya||0 – 0||Portugal||QF Bowl|
|28.||08 Feb 2014 – 14:06||France||0 – 0||United States||QF Bowl|
|29.||08 Feb 2014 – 14:33||England||0 – 0||Samoa||QF Cup|
|30.||08 Feb 2014 – 14:55||Canada||0 – 0||New Zealand||QF Cup|
|31.||08 Feb 2014 – 15:17||Australia||0 – 0||South Africa||QF Cup|
|32.||08 Feb 2014 – 15:39||Fiji||0 – 0||Argentina||QF Cup|