'On This Day' - Rugby in Isolation - Week 4
Continuing the 'On This Day' Youtube series. Best viewed at 4K resolution on your TV, computer or mobile device (if possible)
Link to Youtube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7zqYHDeXnErAnesjmN8RHg
On This Day: 13th April 2018 - GC2018 Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens - Day 1
Day 1 of Rugby Sevens was Women's comp only, with 2 rounds of pool games
Canada, New Zealand, & Australia were undefeated in their 2 games
New Zealand's Portia Woodman led the way, with 5 tries on Day 1
Nikon Professional Services kindly lent me a Nikon D850 to try out. Thanks to Chris Dalton for helping with the Bluetooth App setup.
On This Day: 14th April 2018 - GC2018 Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens - Day 2
Day 2 of Rugby Sevens was the Men's pool games, plus the final pool games of the Women's comp.
South Africa, England, New Zealand and Fiji topped the Men's pools to go through to the Semi-Finals.
The Australian men played in the 5th-8th place play-offs, after a 26 - 17 loss to England
Australia, England, New Zealand and Canada qualified for the Women's Semi-Finals.
On This Day: 15th April 2018 - GC2018 Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens - Day 3
Heartbreak for the Aussie7s women losing the Gold Medal game to New Zealand in extra time. Down 12-0, the Aussies fought back with 2 tries to force the game into extra time. A try by NZ's Kelly Brazier broke the deadlock.
New Zealand defeated Fiji 14-0 in the Men's Final, with England taking the Bronze over South Africa 21-14
England also finished with Bronze in the Women's tournament, defeating Canada 24-19
The Australian Men won both their play-off games (Kenya and Scotland) to finish 5th.