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England Sevens Defeat Portugal to maintain 100% record

09 December 2005


Friday 9th December 2005
England 36 Portugal 0
Ben Gollings passed 1300 points to further his lead in the IRB sevens points table by helping England to a decisive 36 0 win over Portugal.

Gollings scored the opening try in England's second pool game on day one of the Emirates Airline South Africa Sevens in George.

Andy Vilk (Northampton saints), Luke Narraway (Gloucester), Mathew Tait (Newcastle falcons) and captain Simon Amor (Gloucester) all crossed the line to ensure England were victorious.

England scorers;
Tries- Gollings, Vilk, Narraway (2), Tait, Amor Conversions- Gollings (2), Amor

England face Samoa in their final pool match at 20.16 (6.20pm UK time). Earlier on they beat Canada 40-0, see www.rfu.com/sevens for a full report

A full day one wrap up including quotes will be on rfu.com later this evening.