Fiji second in Rugby 7s standings after win

Australia were convincingly beaten 31-14 by England in the playoff for fifth at the rugby sevens world series round in Vancouver.

A number of players came into the starting seven for the fifth place semi-final, including Ryan Olowofela who got the opening score, as he was able to stroll in under the posts following Ollie Lindsay-Hague's step and break through the line.

The Kenya Sevens team have fired shots at rival sevens nations in a Tweet following yesterday's Vancouver Sevens.

Kenya stunned US 24-19 in the semifinals, and storm into the finals in spectacular fashion.

England led 14-7 at halftime and went on with it after the break in a five tries to two victory.

Three tries in the first seven minutes put New Zealand on the road to victory over the Blitzboks. Kenya and Fiji were meeting for the second time in the final, but it was their 37th meeting in the series.

Fiji and Kenya both showed their strength going head-to-head into the last clash of Pool C. Fiji had opened the day with a strong 47-5 win over Spain and a 38-7 victory over France.

Oliech was to restore parity for Kenya with an unconverted to end the game 12-12 at the interval. Fiji answered with two more tries, this time from Amenoni Nasilasila and Mesulame Kunavula.

Innocent Simiyu's men will be looking for another consecutive Main Cup quarter final appearance, but the target for the side which has vastly improved will be to get to another final.

The Blitzboks, who beat the United States 29-7 in the bronze medal game, maintained their lead on 109 points, with Fiji just eight back at 101 and New Zealand third on 92. New Zealand went on to make it three from three with wins over Russian Federation 31-5, and the Blitzbok 33-14.

The match against Fiji was the second over the weekend after both sides met in the preliminary rounds with the Fijians winning 24-21. New Zealand Captain Scott Curry spoke to us about his sides clean sweep on day one in Canada.

Vanessa Coleman