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NZ, Australia, USA women ease to wins at CT 7s

The tournament for the first featured women's teams, who kicked off proceedings for the three-day tournament.

South Africa and New Zealand in action during their HSBC World Rugby Sevens match at the Cape Town Stadium on 13 December 2019. Picture: @WomenBoks/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - The first day of the inaugural women’s leg of the Cape Town Sevens tournament taking place at Cape Town Stadium started on a high on Friday.

The tournament for the first featured women's teams, who kicked off proceedings for the three-day tournament.

The first match of the day saw Australia taking all the points against England - the Aussies had an easy ride, dominating the English side to eventually win the match 32-0.

Ireland were soundly beaten 33-0 by the USA while France beat a lively Spain 36-12. Canada eased passed Brazil 32-0 and Fiji struggled to put away Russia, eventually winning 38-19.

All eyes were on the Springbok Women's Sevens team, who faced last week winners of Dubai sevens - New Zealand.

The home side didn't have a good day at the office, as they went down 40-0.

Saturday fixtures:

Australia vs Ireland
USA vs England
France vs Brazil
Canada vs Spain
Russia vs South Africa
New Zeland vs Fiji
England vs Ireland
USA vs Australia
Spain vs Brazil
Canada vs France
Fiji vs South Africa
New Zeland vs Russia