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Italy beats Croatia and takes Split 7s - France wins in Sopot

Results - Pool Standings

In a tournament where Italy and Portugal had their best players at the IRB Sevens in Paris, Italy conquered the first leg of the FIRA Sevens Series beating the impressive local team 31-12 in the Cup Final.

Croatia had beaten Italy on Day 1, 12-10 but in the final the italians were stronger and controlled most of the game, scoring 5 tries (three conversions).

Andorra clinched the third place beating defending champions Portugal, 17-5 having beaten them 24-10 in day one on Pool A.

Croatia 7s Team

Meanwhile, France beat Romania 28-0 to win the other FIRA tournament played the same weekend in Sopot, Poland.

France had beaten Switzerland 42-0, Latvia 29-3, Ukraine 26-5 and Norway 43-7 in Pool A. France then dispatched Moldova in the Semis 26-19.

Romania, a country recovering from long drought of rugby triumphs, had a more difficult day in Pool B.

The Romanians survived the hosts Poland, 12-5, their neighbors (Moldova) 19-12 and Belgium 14-12. Their only easy game was against Slovakia, 66-0.

Romania overpowered Ukraine 24-0 in the Semifinals before facing France.

The European Sevens series continues on June 3-4 at Lunel, France.

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