On the opening day of Hong Kong Sevens, teams of New Zealand and Australia huddled together in the middle of the field to lead a moment´s silence for the 50 people killed in last month´s massacre when a white supremacist gunman stormed two mosques in the quiet southern city.
A determined New Zealand set the early pace before Australian co-captain Nick Malouf slipped straight down the middle and sprinted across the try line from 30 metres out, levelling the scoreboard at 14-all.
At least 50 people were killed including citizens of Pakistan and dozens wounded in the deadly terrorist attack, whwen a gunman opened fire on two crowded mosques during Friday prayers.
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17 August, 2019