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Friday, November 30, 2012

Dubai Sevens 2012 - Day One Highlights

Day one of the Dubai Sevens was as fascinating as ever as Portugal produced big upsets by beating both England and South Africa, while Canada beat France and drew with Australia.

Both sides advance to the Cup Quarter Finals, where Canada will play Kenya, and Portugal face New Zealand. Fiji play France in the other quarter final, and Samoa face Wales.

Keep an eye on @rugbydump on Twitter and Facebook/rugbydump for further updates

Time: 06:29
Credit: IRB

Posted at 8:38 pm | 7 comments

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The Green Mafia December 01, 2012 12:12 am

Congrats to my countrymen, getting out alive of arguably the Pool of Death and leaving 2 favourites behind in the process. Now in all seriousness, a reflection of the investment we have been putting in the national squads and on up-and-coming youngsters. Very young team, with at least 3 teenagers, guided by the masterming Pedro Cabral. Not so sure about the All Blacks game, though

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Pepifer December 01, 2012 3:47 am

Sorry Green Mafia but Pedro Cabral is injured you ment Pedro Leal I think.

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The Green Mafia December 01, 2012 5:26 pm

You're right! How dare I confuse the electric midget with someone else!

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Mack December 01, 2012 12:20 am

It's good to see teams like Spain, Portugal and Russia improving and causing some major upsets. The gap is closing between all the teams and you hardly see huge thrashings anymore. It's great for rugby.

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Ottawa Rugger December 01, 2012 12:23 am

I always love seeing our boys and girls do us proud in Sevens!

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Duarte December 01, 2012 1:15 am

Go Portugal!!!!

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cheyanqui December 01, 2012 6:06 am

a shame that these highlights omit the finish to the POR-ENG match. not blaming RD -- blaming IRB

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