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New Zealand just couldn't get a grip on Fiji Women 7s during this incredible try

Backpedaling on your own 22? No problem.

CONSOLATION SCORES ARE rarely worth celebrating, but sometimes they’re too good to pretend you haven’t impressed yourself a little bit.

Fiji’s women were no match for New Zealand in the quarter final of the Canada Sevens series this weekend, but Priscilla Siata’s score in the 26 – 5 loss shows a brilliant array of skills with both hands and feet to keep the ball alive.

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New Zealand weren’t deterred by the one-phase* wonder try and went on to beat Russia in the final to move within touching distance of a guaranteed berth at the Olympic Games.

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*One phase that we can see on this clip.

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