Team Sweden cruises past Switzerland at Canada Cup rugby tournament

RICHMOND, B.C. _ Team Sweden built an early lead 10-point then coasted to a 53-38 victory over Team Switzerland Friday to register their first victory at the Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament.

Sweden, ranked sixth in the world, held a 26-17 half-time lead over the Swiss, who are ranked 14th.
“We started off good, as planned,” said Sweden’s Tomas Hjert. “Maybe we got a bit comfortable because we stepped back a little bit.

“All in all it’s a solid win and we are happy about it.”


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