Lionesses hit Argentina to reach Challenger Series semis

The Lionesses are now just two games away from attaining core status on the World Rugby Sevens Series after defeating Argentina 24-7 in their quarterfinal fixture at the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in Santiago, Chile on Sunday morning.

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Naomi Amuguni in action during the Lionesses 15-5 win over Chile in Santiago, Chile on Saturday 13 August 2022

They took a 12-0 lead into the interval courtesy of tries from Christabel Lindo and Judith Auma with Grace Okulu adding a conversion.

A dominant second half saw the Lionesses add two more tries through Janet Okello and Lindo who managed her brace with Okulu managing a conversion before the Argentines grabbed a converted consolation try from Marta Reding.

They will play the winner of the Japan/Belgium quarterfinal at 5.58pm EAT on Sunday.

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