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Japanese women booked a core team spot in next season's HSBC World Rugby 2017-2018 Women's Sevens circuit by going undefeated in six matches at the Hong Kong 7s Qualifying Championship. The Lady Brave Blossoms will replace the last place (12th) squad in this year's, six venue Women's circuit.

Japan defeated improving South Africa 22-10 in the final.

Here are the results of the second day:

Quarter Finals

South Africa 29 - Papua New Guinea 7

Belgium 14 - Netherlands 12

Italy 26 - Kenya 7

Japan 28 - China 14

Semi Finals

South Africa 17 - Belgium 7

Japan 31 - Italy 0

Cup Final

Japan 22 - South Africa 10

The next (fourth) Women’s 7s core team event will be in Kitakyushu, Japan, April 22 and 23.