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Photo's from the 44th edition of the Dubai Rugby Sevens.

Spain winning the ball in the lineout against Canada.


Canada going over for the try.


Les Bleus taking on Manu


Aussie breaking through the USA line.


Sir Gordon keeping an eye on the troops as they warm up for their first match of the day.


In a huddle before they take on the Argentines.


Winning the first lineout.


Looking for the gap.


DJ jousting for the ball.


Not letting


Shutting down the Argentine attack, and on the way to win the quarterfinal.


Fiji in their quarterfinal against the Scots.


Over the top.


South Africa successfully thwarting a Kenya


A Welshman being tackled by a couple of Englishmen.


Finger (almost) up the nose.


Canada sparring with the


Along for the ride.


The Aussie-import cheerleaders.


Argentina winning the lineout this time against Scotland.


Wales taking on


One of the Kenyans spooling up.


Thanking the fans after their last match of the day.


The RAF Red Arrows performing a flyover over the stadium mid-afternoon.


The French development squad havig doing some impromptu dancing with the cheerleaders.


Carlos Spencer having some fun in the Veterans final.


Despite having a former AB onboard, the Legends team had to settle for second place though.


South Africa & Kazakhstan battling it out in the womens final.


Despite a good performance from SA, the Kazakhs managed to dominate and take out the game.


The hyped-up crowd at Sunset.


Battling it out in the Club final.


More Pom-poms.


Fiji & NZ running onto the pitch for their semi-final match. Expectations were high for NZ, after winning the previous three sevens tournaments (Glasgow, Moscow & the Gold coast).


The Fijians had plenty of support in the stands though, even with low expectations after not making the finals of the Dubai 7's for 15 years.


The Fijians literally ran over the Kiwi's however, running up 29 points to nil in the first 7 minutes!


In for another Fijian try. It was an historic game for NZ, with the 44-0 score being their worst result for a game in sevens history!!!


The other semi-final between SA and England.


Despite a big effort from England, SA came out on top to enter the final against Fiji.


Les Bleus taking on the Spaniards in the Plate final.


Showing no mercy.


Portugal fending off a flying Aussie.


Wales & Argentina scrambling for the ball.


NZ taking on England in the battle for 3rd & 4th place.


In for a try for NZ.


And another! The boys redeemed themselves in their final game by running over the English.


A smiling Tomasi Cama making the rounds to thank the fans.


And Tim Mikkelson, the 2013 IRB Sevens player of the year.


SA & Fiji standing for their national anthems prior to the final.


Fiji were on a roll though and romped in for the win, winning the 2013 Dubai Rugby Sevens.

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