Aussies face uphill battle at Hong Kong 7s

TRY TIME Locky Miller is currently in Hong Kong playing for Australia in rugby sevens

TRY TIME Locky Miller is currently in Hong Kong playing for Australia in rugby sevens

And Papua New Guinea have failed to win a place in the Sevens World Series at the women's qualifier in Hong Kong.

Rodrigo Freudenthal and Rodrigo Marta had tries for the invitational Portuguese side.

Douglas, Canada's all-time try leader, had missed the two previous stops due to a concussion.

The Blitzboks won 21-7, after leading 7-0 at the break.

The Canadian men open play Saturday against France before taking on Portugal.

Elsewhere in the pool matches, the US Eagles made short work of Spain at 36-7, while a rowdy Fijian crowd in the north stand cheered a 22-5 victory for the reigning Hong Kong champions over Kenya.

NCAA president denies Guy's assertion he can't have wedding registry
Virginia guard Kyle Guy announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend, Alexa Jenkins, in February of past year . The NCAA says it is not a violation for your family members and friends to shower you with wedding gifts.

Norton broke the record set by Collins Injera at the 2017 tournament.

With the victor of the 12-team qualifier being promoted to next season's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, the Cheetahs needed to win at least two matches in the pool stages to progress to today's knockout stages.

Fiji defeated Kenya 22-5 in their first pool match of the Hong Kong 7s last night.

Fiji show their respect for New Zealand and those affected by the Christchurch tragedy with a special gift at the Hong Kong Sevens.

The top four teams at the end of the 2018/2019 World Rugby Sevens Series will gain automatic qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with the rest having to go through their respective continental qualification.

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