Gloucester, Worcester, Wasps remain unbeaten on opening day of Singha Premiership Rugby 7s

Marcus Watson in action in Singha Premiership Rugby 7s
Marcus Watson in action in Singha Premiership Rugby 7s
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Wasps, Gloucester and Worcester managed to remain unbeaten on as the opening day of the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s kicked-off in Northampton on Friday.

Pool A (Wasps, Newcastle Falcons and Leicester Tigers)

Wasps came up a scintillating display as they first outplayed Newcastle Falcons 31-10 in their opening game and blanked Leicester Tigers 52-0 in the second game in which they amassed eight tries to top Pool A.

Newcastle Falcons also managed to sneak past Leicester to get a berth in the quarter-final with the Welford outfit missing out on the top eight.

Pool B (Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins and London Irish)

Gloucester maintained their 100% record to reach quarter-finals after winning games against Harlequins and London Irish with 29-7 and 31-10 respectively.

Harlequins joined the top eight with 24-10 victory over London Irish.

Pool C (Worcester Warriors, Sale Sharks and Bath)

Worcester Warriors completed two bonus point victories to seal 10 points and the top position in Pool C.

Worcester first blanked Sale Sharks 27-0 and then thrashed Bath 35-17 to claim the top position. However, Sale Sharks managed to book the second place with 22-12 win over Bath.

Pool D (Exeter Chiefs, Saracens and Northampton Saints)

The most competitive Pool among the four as all the three teams managed a win apiece. Exeter lost 26-19 to Saracens but still managed to reach the top position with a 33-0 win over Northampton Saints.

Northampton's 12-7 win over Saracens did not prove enough as their point difference slipped them to last position behind the second placed Saracens.

Apart from the quarter-finals, Northampton and London Irish will face each other in the Bowl semi-final 1 while Leicester and Bath will face each other in semi-final 2.

Quarter Finals:

Wasps vs Sale Sharks

Worcester Warriors vs Newcastle Falcons

Gloucester Rugby vs Harlequins

Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens

Bowl Semi Finals:

Northampton Saints v London Irish

Leicester Tigers vs Bath Rugby

 

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