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
In more traditional rugby playing countries like New Zealand, Fiji, France, Tonga, and South Africa, the Campo goosestep is a universal language.
Since the colourful Wallaby winger first confused rivals with it back in
Fijian winger Waisale Serevi is a master of the step along with many others who exploit the razzle dazzle style of sevens.
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