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Battling Wales in fine start.



WORLD Cup winners Wales began their bid for more glory at the Hong Kong Sevens The Hong Kong Sevens (Chinese: 香港七人欖球賽) (referred to as Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens for sponsorship reasons) is considered the premier tournament on the IRB Sevens World Series in rugby union.  with a 14-5 victory over Japan.

Kilryong So gave Japan the lead when he broke down the wing moments, but Wales, much-changed from their Dubai triumph, hit back in style as Evan Evans Evan Evans could refer to one of several people:
  • Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd), 18th century Welsh poet and scholar
  • Evan Evans (Ieuan Glan Geirionydd), 19th century Welsh poet
  • Evan Alfred Evans, US judge
 and James Lewis crossed for tries.

"That was as hard as we thought it was going to be," said Wales coach Paul John.

"We've got a brand new squad here. We've only got two boys from the World Cup, so we had to fight and had to scrap a bit."
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Mar 28, 2009
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