Rio Olympics 2016: GB rugby sevens women beat Brazil and Japan

Heather Fisher
Heather Fisher scored a thrilling try via a massive hand-off against Japan

Great Britain's women began the first Olympic rugby sevens competition with comfortable 29-3 and 40-0 victories over Brazil and Japan in Rio.

Amy Wilson-Hardy scored twice in the first half against Japan, and Heather Fisher smashed through to round off the scoring, with three tries in between.

Jasmine Joyce scored twice in the win over the hosts earlier in the day.

Britain face third seeds Canada on Sunday. The winners should avoid favourites Australia in the next round.

France beat Spain 24-7 in the opening match of the tournament.

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