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Canada beats England to finish third at Amsterdam Sevens women's rugby tourney

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AMSTERDAM - The Canadian women's sevens team beat England 10-0 to finish in third place at the Amsterdam Sevens rugby tournament Saturday.

Bianca Farella of Montreal opened the scoring and added another try in the second half to help Canada lock down its fourth top-three finish in the Women's Sevens World Series this season.

Canada opened the day with a 28-19 win over the United States in the Cup quarter-finals but dropped a 17-0 decision to Australia in the Cup semifinals. Captain Jen Kish of Edmonton had two tries in the quarter-final victory while Elissa Alarie of Trois-Rivieres, Que., and Kelly Russell of Bolton, Ont., added singles.

New Zealand beat Australia 29-12 in the Cup final and the Americans defeated Russia 27-12 in the Plate final.

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