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Kenya collects one point as Vancouver 7s conclude

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Kenya 7sKenya Sevens collected only one point from the inaugural Vancouver Sevens to make it 53 points as they lost 24-7 to Russia on Sunday.

However, it was a good show for vice captain Collins Injera, who took his overall series tally to 222 touch downs, 8 short of record holder, Santiago Gomez Cora of Argentina.

In the pool matches, Kenya 7s beat Portugal 43-5 but lost 26-19 to Samoa and 24-19 to fiji meaning they remain behind England who have 57 points and above Samoa who climbed to 9th with four points.

New Zealand’s third title of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series means it’s tight at the top of the standings after six rounds, but Fiji still lead the way with 106 points as one of three teams now past the century mark.

South Africa remain second with 105 as New Zealand come third with 104 points while Australia lead the chasing pack with 90 points.

Kenya regained the lead through Sammy Oliech’s converted try, but Jonathan Laugei touched down and after a successful conversion, France led 24-21 and qualified for the Plate semis as Kenya dropped to Shield.

Focus shifts to next month’s Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens.

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