SYDNEY, Australia — Keyara Wardley scored a try in the 13th minute to secure a 20-14 win for Canada over Fiji on Saturday at the Sydney rugby sevens World Series stop.
It was the second win of the day for the Canadian women. They opened with a 33-10 victory over Brazil.
Canada plays the United States on Sunday morning.
Ghislane Landry, Bianca Farella and Charity Williams also scored tries in Canada's win over Fiji.
Elissa Alarie, Sara Kaljuvee, Julia Greenshields, Karen Paquin and Kayla Moleschi scored against Brazil.
Canada's men's team began its day with a 28-19 win over Ireland before losing 28-12 to Spain. The Canadians play England on Sunday.
Canada's women's team, ranked third in Sydney, is coming off a runner-up finish at the New Zealand World Series stop last weekend. The men placed fifth.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 1, 2020.