Chinese fail to master the Campo goose step
February 18, 2000
The coaching input of former Wallaby wing David Campese failed to prevent China crashing to three defeats in their World Sevens Series debut.
In their three pool games they suffered defeats at the hands of South Africa (33-7), hosts Australia (57-0) and the USA (29-12).
David Campese, a big advocate of sevens rugby, did not pass on the finer
The closest translation tournament officials could come up with Friday was
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