Canada suf­fers two losses at Paris Sev­ens

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

PARIS - Canada dropped from Cup con­tention at the Paris World Rugby Sev­ens Se­ries with two losses on Satur­day, the first day of com­pe­ti­tion. The Canadians, who will face Rus­sia in a Chal­lenge Tro­phy quar­ter-fi­nal, en­tered Paris as de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons for the first time af­ter win­ning the Cup ti­tle in Sin­ga­pore last month.

Canada opened Satur­day with a 21-17 win over Ja­pan but lost 26-19 to Scot­land and 31-7 to South Africa.

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