England thrash Kenya Sevens in Challenge Trophy semis

Vincent Onyala in action against Scotland

Vincent Onyala of Kenya (right) runs with the ball chased by Harvey Elms of Scotland during their 7s rugby match in the Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in Cape Town on 10 September 2022.
 


Photo credit: Rodger Bosch | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Shujaa will now meet Mike Friday’s United States of America in the play-off for 11th place final on Sunday at 5.42pm
  • The Britons touched down six tries to humiliate the two-time semi-finalists 36-0 to advance to the final
  •  Adamson would complete his double with Tom Mitchell, Calum Randle and Will Homer managing one try apiece to silence the Kenyans


The inaugural 1993 champions England Saturday ended Kenya Sevens hopes of winning the Challenge Trophy, beating them 36-0 in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens at Cape Town Stadium.

Shujaa will now meet Mike Friday’s United States of America in the play-off for 11th place final on Sunday at 5.42pm.

The Britons touched down six tries to humiliate the two-time semi-finalists 36-0 to advance to the final where they will meet Uruguay, who had stung USA 21-19 in the other Challenge Trophy semi-final.

Tom Emery converted his own try before Jamie Adamson went for their second try as the Britons led 12-0 at the break.  

 Adamson would complete his double with Tom Mitchell, Calum Randle and Will Homer managing one try apiece to silence the Kenyans.

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