Germany belied their position as the lowest
ranked team in the Rugby World Cup 2019 Repechage with an
impressive 26-9 defeat of top seeds Hong Kong in the day's second
match at the Stade Delort in Marseille on Sunday.
powerful second-half display saw Germany triumph over a side who
were ranked eight places higher than them in the World Rugby
Rankings going into the match.
Canada also made a winning
start to the tournament as they bid to preserve their record of
having appeared in every Rugby World Cup, scoring 10 tries in a
65-19 defeat of Kenya in which winger DTH van der Merwe scored the
first hat-trick of his test career.
The action continues
next Saturday, when Hong Kong will look to bounce back against
Kenya at 13:00 local time (GMT+1) and Canada tackle Germany in a
battle of the unbeaten teams at 16:00.
Pictures from 2018 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens,
Pictures from 2017 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens,
Pictures from 2016 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong
Pictures of Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2015,
Pictures of the Asia Rugby Sevens Olympic Games Qualifier in Hong
Pictures of Singha Thailand Sevens 2015,
Pictures from the 2013 British & Irish Lions Tour in Hong Kong,
Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2014,
Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2013,
of Chartis Cup 2012 and
Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2012.
Rugby World Cup,