Impressive Blitzboks unbeaten in Hong Kong

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Fiji won a record fourth straight Hong Kong Sevens crown on Sunday with a crunching 24-12 victory over Kenya and dedicated the win to those hit by a cyclone which struck this month.

The 2019 Sevens Collection will contain Japan after Damian Karauna's facet beat Germany 19-14 within the annual world collection qualifier in Hong Kong.

The Pacific island is still reeling from the devastating impact of Cyclone Josie last week.

The situation could further deteriorate with another storm system expected to pass through the country early next week.

"We have talked about all of it week - what we may do to carry the concerns and stresses persons are having of their lives - and I believed the gamers did admirably this weekend".

The turning point came mid way through the first half of the game when Kenya were reduced to five men after Collins Injera and Willy Ambaka were sin-binned allowing Fiji to build a solid 17-0 lead at the break. Canada's Pat Kay scored first in the second half, but the missed conversion left Kenya with a two-point lead before the floodgates opened and the Africans ran in three tries to finish 33-10 winners.

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Senator Bukar, who represents Katsina North ( Daura Zone) in the Senate, died around 10.am on Wednesday following an illness. Bukar who was born in Daura , Katsina State, in December 1953 was 1978 graduate of Engineering of Ahmadu Bello University .

Former All Black Roger Randle takes over as coach in Hong Kong and has named a squad featuring six players uncapped at world series level.

Their third win of the season means they are also now just three points behind overall reigning champions South Africa in the World Rugby Sevens Series leaderboard.

"Hong Kong is always special for us", captain Jerry Tuwai said.

South Africa beat New Zealand 29-7 to take the bronze medal, while Argentina edged U.S. 14-12 to secure fifth.

Before joining the series they will contest the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on July 20-22 as one of the two Asian qualifiers.

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