NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenya will have another chance to play
Fiji in the Vancouver, Canada leg of the International
rugby Board (IRB) World Series on March 10-11.
is pooled together with Fiji, Spain and France in Group
C, will be hopeful of navigating through to the Main Cup
quarterfinals as head coach Innocent Simiyu goes for
is now five points off his set target of 50 points by
the halfway mark of the series.
“It is down
to consistency. The level of competition is always high
and the boys have tried to match that. However, I
believe with focus we will be able to secure our first
series win and maintain the target of getting 100 points
at the end of the series,” coach Simiyu said Monday.
In Las Vegas
Sevens, Kenya picked up 10 points after a sudden death
26-21 loss to Australia in the fifth place semi-final on
Monday, taking their points haul to 45 after five rounds
of the World Series.
who were the champions from Las Vegas leg, will play in
Pool A and will face Australia, hosts Canada and
In Pool B
Las Vegas runners-up Argentina face England, who last
year secured a Cup victory in Vancouver, Wales and
winners Fiji are drawn in Pool C with Kenya, France and
Spain while Series leaders South Africa will face second
place New Zealand, Scotland and Russia.
Sevens is the sixth stop in the 10-round tournaments of
the World Rugby Sevens Series 2018.