5 Feb 2010

Samoa easily beats France in Wellington sevens opener

2:51 pm on 5 February 2010

In sport, Samoa has got off to a winning start at the Wellington Sevens tournament, beating France 31-19.

Reupena Levasa crossed the line for three tries, while Lolo Lui made three conversions.

Uale Mai and Mikaele Pesamino scored a try apiece.

Kenya has beaten Tonga 15-7.

Fiji beat Scotland 36-5.

Next up is Australia taking on Papua New Guinea, followed by the hosts, New Zealand against Wales.