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The Cape Town 7s worked the same as the Dubai 7s and shortened some of the consolation brackets in order to fit both the men and the women in one field.
It’s business as usual for a very effective USA women’s 7s team as the Eagles finished Pool Play at the Cape Town 7s 2-1.
Only a somewhat unlucky end to the game against Australia—one missed tackle and one dropped ball—prevented a clean sweep.
A somewhat telling moment for the USA Women’s 7s team came in the third-fourth game against Australia.
Lauren Doyle had the ball and was angling to the outside. That’s where Cheta Emba was, and she cut inside to take a switch pass from Doyle to go through a huge gap to score. Emba punched her fist in the air, and that was the moment.