The French women’s rugby sevens team started the fifth round of the world circuit on Saturday in Longford (Canada) with two early victories.
Les Bleus (19-10), who dominated Brazil, scored a brace from Coraley Bertrand, then knocked Japan out (41-5) and handed seven attempts to the Asians. After all, they have already qualified for the quarterfinals.
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???????? Second victory for our blues at Longford! Our girls qualified for the 1/4 final and will then play Ireland for first place in rugby + pool at 2:05! ?? # Canada 7s # France7 pic.twitter.com/FcPBWBHOBn
– French Rugby (ranceFranceRugby) April 30, 2022
Good luck ahead of the third and final match of the group stage against world number five Ireland.
Hobbs, a silver medalist at the Tokyo Olympics and second overall, intends to do even better. Their disappointing fifth place finish in SevilleThree months ago, in the fourth phase.
To start this Canadian stage, the Australians sterilized Mexico (58-0) in the World N1: if they win at Longford, Pales will win the title in Toulouse on May 20-22, before the sixth and final stage.
02:05: Ireland – France
8:28 am: Classification contests
10:50 am: Semi-final
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