SYDNEY 7s: DAY 1 RECAP

The HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series has returned! Day 1 of Sydney 7s brought high scoring games, a few upsets and some undefeated teams. Let’s take a look at some of the best moments from the first round of this exciting tournament

(via World Rugby)

New Zealand’s Portia Woodman powers through the England defense for a try on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

England’s Heather Fisher offloads against New Zealand’s Ruby Tui on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

Jordan Gray of the USA in action in the womens pool match between USA and Japan during day one of the 2018 Sydney Sevens at Allianz Stadium on January 26, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Nicole Heavirland of the USA in action in the womens pool match between USA and Japan during day one of the 2018 Sydney Sevens at Allianz Stadium on January 26, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Fiji’s Naina Baleca attacks against Russia on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

Natasha Watcham-Roy runs in a try again Ireland on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

Marina Bravo of Spain in action in the pool match between Australia and Spain during day one of the 2018 Sydney Sevens at Allianz Stadium on January 26, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Anne Fernandez De Corres of Spain in action in the pool match between Australia and Spain during day one of the 2018 Sydney Sevens at Allianz Stadium on January 26, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Spain and Australia compete in a scrum on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

Papua New Guinea’s Gemma Schnaubelt attacks against France on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

Japan’s Fumiko Otake charges through the New Zealand defense on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

Canada’s Hannah Darling dives in a try against Fiji on day one of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney on 26th January, 2018. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World Rugby

And with that, here are the current pools after day 1!

Head to the World Rugby match centre for all of the action from Day 2 at Sydney 7s

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