Second placed Lionesses win Fair Play award in Roma

Second placed Lionesses win Fair Play award in Roma

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The Kenya Lionesses finished second overall at the Roma Sevens, tumbling to a 0-40 loss to a South Africa Select in the final played Saturday night in Rome.

They trailed 0-28 at the interval, conceding four converted first half tries before letting in 12 points in the second half.

The two sides reached the final by virtue of securing the top two positions in the round robin phase of the tournament, South Africa topping Kenya 24-0 in the final league phase match.

The Lionesses had earlier dispatched Italy 33-5, building on Friday’s 46-0 and 66-0 results over Venezuela and Les Spinoze respectively.

The Lionesses were the most disciplined team during the two day tournament and were given the Roma Sevens Fair Play Award. 

Lionesses Collated Results
Friday 10 June
46-0 v Venezuela
66-0 v Les Spinoze

Saturday 11 June
33-5 v Italy
0-24 v SA Select

Final
 0-40 v SA Select

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