Britain's Tom Williams is tackled by Hong Kong, China's Pierce Mackinlay-West during the second day of the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament on April 1, 2023. After losing to France in the opening match, Hong Kong, China took an early lead in its second group match against Britain, but five players scored tries to help Britain turn the game around 33 -- 12
PHOTO AFP Hong Kong, China was once 19 -- 0 down in a later game against Uruguay before conceding its third consecutive group defeat on 24 -- 14. Fiji, France and New Zealand all finished in the last eight with a perfect group record, while the United States topped Group C with seven points, and defending champion Australia finished third in the same group.
New Zealand's Risi Pouri-Lane catches a ball against Hong Kong, China during the first day of the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament on March 31, 2023. PHOTO AP After three successive defeats on Saturday, Hong Kong, China capped off its campaign as the bottom side in the women's series.