USA beats Canada at rugby sevens Olympic qualifier

Team Canada - Official 2018 Olympic Team Website

Canada fell 21-5 to the United States in the final of 2015 NACRA Sevens, missing their chance for a regional berth at Rio 2016.

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It was the expected final in Cary, North Carolina, with both teams going 4-and-0 including semifinal wins. Canada outscored their opponents 204-7 and outlasted Mexico in a semi, while the Eagles got past Cayman in the other semi, and beat up all-comers 204-5.

More on Canada’s first day | second day

The USA jumped out to a quick start, leading 21-0 at the half. The only Canadian try was scored by North Vancouver’s Harry Jones in the second half, with the kick hitting the wrong side of…

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