In Summary

  • Kenya Sevens collected five points after losing to Samoa 7-26 in Challenge Trophy semi-finals at Canada Sevens on Sunday to drop one place down to 12th in the World Rugby Sevens Series standings.
  • At the same time, Dan Norton equalled Collins Injera’s record as all-time top try scorer in the series when he scored three of England’s tries that propelled them to 19-7 victory over South Africa in Main Cup final.
  • Norton, who now has 34 tries this season after scoring seven tries at Canada Sevens, brought his tally to 244 tries to equal Injera’s feat. Injera scored only two tries in Canada.

Kenya Sevens collected five points after losing to Samoa 7-26 in Challenge Trophy semi-finals at Canada Sevens on Sunday to drop one place down to 12th in the World Rugby Sevens Series standings.

At the same time, Dan Norton equalled Collins Injera’s record as all-time top try scorer in the series when he scored three of England’s tries that propelled them to 19-7 victory over South Africa in Main Cup final.

Norton, who now has 34 tries this season after scoring seven tries at Canada Sevens, brought his tally to 244 tries to equal Injera’s feat. Injera scored only two tries in Canada.

Shujaa, who finished in 11th place, are tied with Chile, the other Challenge Trophy losing semi-finalists in Canada, on 40 points and face a tall order to reach their target of 100 points this season, with just four legs remaining.

Kenya’s best performance this season is sixth-place finish in South Africa Sevens.

They won Challenge Trophy at Wellington and Sydney Sevens respectively before reaching Challenge Trophy semi-finals in Dubai and Canada.

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