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Lionesses settle for 11th in rugby qualifiers

15 September 2014, 17:29

Nairobi - The Kenyan women's rugby team beat Mexico 55-0 in their final match of the IRB Women's Sevens World Series qualifiers in Hong Kong on Sunday.

That victory was the Lionesses' only victory of the event, after losing 0-31 to Japan, 0-45 to eventual winners Fiji and 5-19 to Argentina on Friday, as well as tasting defeat to Hong Kong on Saturday.

The Kenyans lost 14-12 to the hosts.

As a result, Fiji, China, France and South Africa qualify for the finals of the Series.

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Day two results

Argentina 34-7 Mexico
Hong Kong 14-12 Kenya
Fiji 28 -7 Portugal
China 45-7 Brazil
France 21-12 Japan
Netherlands 7-22 South Africa
Mexico 0-55 Kenya
Argentina 7-26 Hong Kong
Portugal 0-10 Brazil
Japan 13-5 Netherlands
Fiji 21-19 China
France 14-5 South Africa
Portugal 7-31 Netherlands
Brazil 7-38 Japan
China 12-7 South Africa
Fiji 24-19 France

Overall ranking:

1. Fiji
2. France
3. China
4. South Africa
5. Japan
6 .Brazil
7. Netherlands
8. Portugal
9. Hong Kong
10. Argentina
11. Kenya
12. Mexico

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