WRWSS – Langford Sevens: Day 1 Results

HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series
Langford Sevens: Day 1

The HSBC World Rugby Women’s World Series Langford Sevens is being held in Langford, Canada from 12-13 May 2018.

The 2018 Canada Women’s Sevens is the fourth of five rounds in the 2017-18 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series.

Japan are in Pool B along with France, the USA and Russia. Meanwhile, series leader Australia are in Pool C along with Canada, Spain and Ireland with New Zealand, Fiji, England and Brazil making up Pool A. Coming into the Langford leg, Australia sit on top of the standings with 56 points from New Zealand on 50 points.

Japan are one of the eleven core teams on the series, while Brazil participate in Langford as the final team.

The Sakura Sevens ended day one with one win and two losses in their pool matches. In their first game, Japan lost 33-7 to France before beating Russia 24-7 early in the afternoon. In their third and final game in Pool B, the USA beat the Sakura Sevens 28-7 later in the afternoon. Japan finished third in their pool.


Pool A Pool B Pool C
New Zealand France Australia
Fiji USA Canada
England Japan Ireland
Brazil Russia Spain

Pool B Games for Japan

Saturday, 12 May 2018

10:52 France 33 d Japan 7
13:24 Japan 24 d Russia 7
16:16 USA 28 d Japan 7

Japan Women’s Sevens Squad for Langford

  Name Club DOB Age Hgt/Wgt
1 Chiharu NAKAMURA (c) Arukas Queen Kumagaya 25/04/1988 30 162/64
2 Noriko TANIGUCHI Arukas Queen Kumagaya 07/09/1992 25 166/66
3 Bativakalolo Raichelmiyo Arukas Queen Kumagaya 18/09/1997 20 161/71
4 Yume OKURODA Arukas Queen Kumagaya 06/07/1994 23 154/64
5 Fumiko OTAKE Nippon Sport Science University 02/02/1999 19 170/67
6 Sayaka SUZUKI RKU Rugby Ryugasaki Grace 19/05/1997 20 164/65
7 Tomomi KOZASA Hokkaido Barbarians Diana 21/11/1991 26 172/66
8 Iroha NAGATA Arukas Queen Kumagaya 21/12/1998 19 167/64
9 Yukari TATEYAMA Nippon Sport Science University 01/10/1997 20 167/61
10 Yume HIRANO Nippon Sport Science University 15/03/2000 18 160/60
11 Mifuyu KOIDE Arukas Queen Kumagaya 21/12/1995 22 165/57
12 Emii TANAKA Nippon Sport Science University 19/10/1999 18 166/65

Head Coach: Hitoshi Inada, JRFU