Scotland 7s must go for Bowl bid after a string of losses

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Scotland 7s will compete in the Bowl competition of the Emirates Airline Dubai 7s and were due to face Australia in the quarter-final today.

The Scots suffered three losses at the hands of Kenya (5-12), Fiji (14-22) and Spain (7-12) yesterday, despite sustaining long periods of possession and territory in all three matches. 
Head coach, Phil Greening, said: “We played well at times and against Kenya and Spain we were ahead for long periods.
However, at the end of the day we made decisions that resulted in us making mistakes and it cost us

Ben Ryan’s England beat Samoa 19-17 yesterday but also slipped into the Bowl after losing their final Pool C game 22-21 to Portugal. They were due to face Argentina today. Wales are now Britain’s only representatives in the quarter-finals proper. They lost 14-7 to New Zealand but beat Argentina by the same score and hammered Russia 22-5 to set up a last-eight clash with Samoa.