All Blacks Sevens beaten again in Vancouver

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National Rugby team, Shujaa, produced a superb performance in the 6th leg of the HSBC World Rugby Series in Vancouver Canada, collecting 19 points in the process, despite losing 31-12 to Fiji in the finals early Monday morning.

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

Argentina took second spot and moved through to the Cup quarter-finals having beaten Samoa 22-7 and Wales 35-12.

Fiji battled to reach their second consecutive final, beating Dubai Sevens champions South Africa 15-12 in the other Cup semifinals.

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The South Africans lead with 109 points from Fiji with 101, New Zealand with 92 and Australia with 84.

England, 2017 Vancouver title winners, topped Pool B on points difference as they finished day one on six points along with Las Vegas runners-up Argentina and Samoa. Canada's Nathan Hirayama did however secure his own milestone as he passed sevens' great Waisale Serevi on the all-time points table with a total of 1328.

After the final, Tuwai said he was proud of his young side.

Quickfire tries from each side made it 7-7 two minutes in, Willy Ambaka crossing first for Kenya, only to see Fiji respond immediately with a try from Josua Vakurunabili.

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The runner-up position was Kenya's best finish in this year's Sevens competition and the first time they had won a medal. Siviwe Soyizwapi crossed twice in quick succession to narrow the deficit to 19-12, veteran Cecil Afrika then levelled the scores when he pounced on charge-down ball and, finally, well past the fulltime hooter Dylan Sage went over wide on the right for the victor.

Carlin Isles scored a try as U.S. defeated New Zealand 17-0 in their quarterfinal of the Vancouver Sevens.

Kenya had won only once before in four finals appearances, beating Fiji in Singapore previous year. New Zealand went on to make it three from three with wins over Russian Federation 31-5, and the Blitzbok 33-14.

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