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Wales suffered two embarrassing defeats during a miserable weekend at the IRB Sevens tournament in George, South Africa.
Wales lost to minnows Kenya 19-0 in the section play, and fared little better in the semi-final of the Bowl, losing 17-14 to Namibia.
Fiji beat favourites 24-14 in the Cup final.
Wales beat the Arabian Gulf 29-7 in section play, but the loss to Kenya, and a 26-7 loss to hosts South Africa ruled them out of the Cup play-offs.
The Dragons beat Morocco 35-0 in their Bowl quarter-final before being knocked out of the tournament by Namibia, homeland of Cardiff lock Heino Senekal. Namibia went on to upset France in the Bowl final.

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Day 2 results:
Bowl quarter-finals: Namibia 33 Zambia 12, Wales 35 Morocco 0, Canada 22 Arabian Gulf 7, France 12 Italy 7.
Cup quarter-finals: New Zealand 19 England 7, South Africa 17 Samoa 12, Fiji 35 Kenya 21, Australia 22 Argentina 5.
Shield semi-finals: Zambia 26 Morocco 14, Italy 42 Arabian Gulf 7.
Bowl semi-finals: Namibia 17 Wales 14, France 12 Canada 7.
Plate semi-finals: Samoa 19 England 12, Argentina 33 Kenya 12.
Cup semi-finals: New Zealand 28 South Africa 24, Fiji 31 Australia 14.
Shield Final: Italy 41 Zambia 17.
Bowl Final: Namibia 22 France 21.
Plate Final: Argentina 27 Samoa 7.
Cup Final: Fiji 24 New Zealand 14.

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