Olympic 7s: Can Australia qualify for the quarter finals?

After a disappointing opening day of competition, the Australian Men’s Sevens team have made things quite difficult for themselves, but all hope is not lost. The Aussies are currently second in pool B and face South Africa in their final pool match while third placed France takes on Spain. Presuming that France will beat Spain quite comfortably, Australia will need to beat South Africa to book a spot in the knockout stages or rely on other results to go their way. The top two teams from each pool and the two highest ranked third placed sides qualify for the quarter finals. If Australia narrowly loses to South Africa, they may still qualify if Kenya beats Japan by a handful of points. That result could see Australia finish with a better points differential than Japan, ensuring Australia secures the final quarter final spot. Australia could also qualify if Brazil upset Argentina or if Great Britain beat New Zealand by 24+ points. Pool A Remaining matches: Fiji v USA Brazil v Arg
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