Defending champions win fourth straight title in Hong Kong

Fiji, who thumped New Zealand 50-7 in pool play, made history by winning the famed Hong Kong event with a 24-12 defeat of Kenya in the decider.

"The Hong Kong Sevens is just like the World Cup in Fiji and 4 years in a row is like profitable the World Cup", Fiji captain Jerry Tuwai mentioned in quotes carried by AFP.

Collins Injera crossed over twice with Willy Ambaka adding a third try as Kenya secured a spot in the final for the second time this season, a repeat date against Fiji who beat them to the Vancouver title in Canada last month.

Moments later, Ambaka joined Injera in the sin-bin for a tackle off the ball, and Kenya was down to five players against seven.

Fiji's march towards a record fourth straight Hong Kong Sevens crown gathered pace with two more victories on Saturday but the United States of America may be the ones to stand in their way.

The irrepressible Selvyn Davids‚ danced and jigged his way to three tries in the first half to give the underdogs a 19-5 lead at the break.

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Nasilasila sent in Vatemo Ravouvou for Fiji's fourth try and a 24-5 lead with less than two minutes to go, and the certainty of a 25th straight win at Hong Kong dating to 2014.

"I think that it's great for us", said Karauna.

Nelson Oyoo (right) of Kenya hands off Fiji's Eroni Sau during the Cup Final of the Hong Kong Sevens.

All four Hong Kong semifinalists will feature on the Gold Coast, with Olympic champion Fiji favored to win its first Commonwealth gold medal.

Fiji, who are nearly at full strength, thrashed New Zealand 50-7 in their final pool match and are on course to meet South Africa in the semi-finals if they overcome Argentina and the Blitzboks beat Spain.

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