Canada’s women’s rugby sevens team beat host France 17-10 on Sunday for the bronze medal on the HSBC Paris event whilst the Canadian males positioned fourth after a 38-Five loss to New Zealand.
Bianca Farella scored two tries and Ghislaine Landry and Charity Williams had the others at the women’s aspect.
Mike Fuailefau had Canada’s lone take a look at for the boys, who equalled their season-best results of the World Series with fourth position.
The Paris tournament is the closing prevent for each the women and men at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Teams will now equipment up for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in July.
The New Zealand ladies received in Paris, defeating rival Australia 33-7 within the last. But Australia took the season crown with 92 issues forward of New Zealand (90), France (68) and Canada (60).
The Canadian ladies had completed 3rd within the World Series 4 instances within the earlier 5 seasons. It used to be runner-up the opposite 12 months.
They got here to Paris tied for fourth within the season desk with the United States on 44 issues. Australia crowned the desk with 74 issues, forward of New Zealand at 70 and France at 54.
Canada beat the U.S. 26-24 within the quarter-final Saturday, making sure a end forward of the Americans within the standings.
The Canadians dropped a 34-7 determination to New Zealand in Saturday’s semifinal, taking them out of competition for gold.
South Africa beat England 24-14 within the males’s last, transferring previous Fiji to say the season crown with 182 issues. Fiji used to be 2d (180) and New Zealand 3rd (150).
The Fijians got here into Paris having received 25 video games in a row. But they might most effective cross Three-2-Zero in Paris.
Fiji received 5 of the 10 occasions, with South Africa taking two. But the Blitzboks have been extra constant, attaining the rostrum 8 instances.
Canada’s males positioned 9th within the last standings, because of quarter-final appearances in London and Paris — the general two stops. The males completed 8th in 2016-17, 13th in 2015-16, 9th in 2014-15 and 6th in 2013-14.
The Canadian males complex to the semis with a 19-Five win over Ireland within the Cup quarterfinals previous Sunday, then misplaced 26-12 to England to fall to the bronze-medal fit.
Nathan Hirayama had a attempt to two conversions to guide the Canadian squad towards Ireland.
The males additionally completed fourth in Cape Town, dropping to host South Africa within the bronze-medal recreation in the second one prevent of the Series.
They positioned 11th in Dubai, 13th in Sydney, 11th in Hamilton, New Zealand, 10th in Las Vegas, 14th in Vancouver, 10th in Hong Kong and 10th in Singapore (the place it received the former season).
This season, the Canadian ladies have been fourth in Dubai, 3rd in Sydney, Australia, 11th in Kitakyushu, Japan, — the place accidents performed havoc — and 5th in Langford.