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Kenya bounce back, shock Fiji in Paris
By Raga House | Sat 09 Jun, 2018 15:15

Kenya 7s put aside their early 24-5 defeat in their pool A Paris 7s opener to claw fancied Fiji 22-19 in the second game played from 2.46pm on Saturday 9 June.

Kenya also ended Fiji's 26 match unbeaten run. The last time Fiji lost a World Rugby sevens match was on 5th March 2018 to USA7s . 96 days ago.

Kenya opened up a 15-0 lead with tries from Collins Injera, Willy Ambaka and Andrew Amonde and went on to lead 15-7 at half time after Fiji responded with a Semi Kunatani try that Nacuqu converted.

Eric Ombasa's try, converted by Eden Agero stretched Kenya to a 22-7 lead. In the second half. Two further tries from Fiji, from Vakurunabili and Kalione Nasoko - converted by Vatemo Ravouvou ended the game at 22-19.

In an earlier pool A game New Zealand booked their place in the quarters with a 22-17 win over Samoa who face Kenya in the last game at 7.52pm.

Series chasing Fiji will face the All blacks in their final encounter from 8.14pm

Results - Day 1

Australia 29 Wales 10

Ireland 14 Spain 5  

Canada 33 Russia10

South Africa 12 Scotland 14

New Zealand 24 Kenya 5

Fiji 35 Samoa 12

USA 26 Argentina 7

England 28 France 21

Australia 10 Spain 17
Ireland 19 Wales 19
Canada 26 Scotland 14
South Africa 21 Russia 19
New Zealand 22 Samoa 17
Fiji 19 Kenya 22
USA 26 France 12
England vs Argentina 3.30pm 
Wales vs Spain 6.24pm 

Ireland vs Austrlia 6.46pm  

Russia vs Scotland 7.08pm  

South Africa vs Canada 7.30pm  

Kenya vs Samoa 7.52pm  

Fiji vs New Zealand 8.14pm  

Argentina vs France 8.36pm  

England vs USA 8.58pm 

Day two Sunday June 10, 2018  

Challenge trophy 9.45 

Cup quarters 11.13am

5th place semis 2.19am 

Cup semis 3.03pm 

Final 7.54pm 

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