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New Zealand and Canada did not give Spain an option in Singapore

New Zealand and Canada did not give Spain an option in Singapore

The Spain Women’s Rugby 7s team lost against New Zealand (7-38) and Canada (7-28) this Friday. With the first two games of the tournament in Singapore, seventh place in the World Series, they will have to battle through the weekend to avoid last place.

Despite New Zealand’s impressive scoreline against the reigning Olympic champions, Spain had a good first half at the Singapore National StadiumMarked by Paula Requena’s break through the center of the match block, it was about to culminate with a try from end to end of the field.

The CRAT defender from A Coruña died two meters from the hit areaHalted by a defensive intervention from Stacey Vacca, she made the tackle, winning a penalty for holding the Oval and allowing the ‘Black Ferns’ counter-attack, culminating in Disha Ignazio’s cross between the sticks.

The ‘Lions’, however, did not give up and launched another attack after the kick-off led by Juana Stella, which Jimena Blanco assisted for the equaliser, although a score from Jorja saw the Oceanic side pull back the win before the break. A second article by Miller and Ignazio.

In the second half, Spain showed their effort in the first seven minutes and increased the final score to 7-38 after fresh tries from Stacey Vacca, Mikaela Flyte and Alena Saily.

The Spanish performance was poor against Canada, who took the lead through Carissa Norston minutes into the game Chrissy Scurfield was disqualified for charging Marta Cantabrana in the air when she was outnumbered, allowing herself the luxury of a double from Alisha Corrigan.

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Norston expanded the North Americans’ income at the start of the second period​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ have had, the ‘Lions’ erased the zero score thanks to Amaya Erpina and Scurfield finished the score (7-28) in the last action of the game when Olivia de Govrier was awarded a new free after collecting a piston pass from Foundation Williams.