02/20/2016 17:37 EST | Updated 02/20/2017 00:12 EST

Canadian women's team goes 2-1 on opening day of Sao Paulo Sevens

SAO PAULO — The Canadian women's rugby sevens team will face France in the Cup quarter-finals of the Sao Paulo Sevens after winning two of three games on the opening day.

Ghislaine Landry scored two first-half tries for Canada in a 26-7 win over Ireland in the opener.

Canada followed with a 24-7 victory over Fiji before dropping a 29-14 decision to Australia.

Canada is coming off a sixth-place finish at the Dubai Sevens in December.

The Canadian Press

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