TOULOUSE, France — Krissy Scurfield and Ella O’Regan scored tries in a losing cause Sunday as Canada was beaten 19-14 by France to finish sixth at the HSBC France Sevens.
The French jumped into an early lead and were ahead 12-src at the break. After Scurfield touched down, Joanna Grisez came out of the sin-bin to answer with a try for France. O’Regan added a consolation try for the Canadians. Olivia Apps kicked two conversions.
The Canadian women finished 3-3 at the rugby sevens tournament.
The Canadian men tied for 15th after falling 27-7 to Wales in the 13th-place semifinal to open play Sunday. Brock Webster scored the lone Canadian try with Cooper Coats adding the conversion.
The Canada men finished the weekend 2-3 at Stade Ernest-Wallon.
The Canadian women defeated Spain 26-12 and Scotland 14-7 on Friday but fell 17-src to New Zealand in their final pool game Saturday. They then lost 22-21 to Ireland on a late try by Eva Higgins in Cup quarterfinal play.
On Sunday, they rebounded to defeat the U.S. 19-7 before facing France. Keyara Wardley, Olivia De C
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