GALLERY: Delta’s Brit Lions launch inaugural sevens tournament

Delta’s Brit Lions men’s rugby team playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)Delta’s Brit Lions men’s rugby team playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)
Delta’s Brit Lions men’s rugby team (red and green) playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)Delta’s Brit Lions men’s rugby team (red and green) playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)
Delta’s Brit Lions men’s rugby team (red and green) playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)Delta’s Brit Lions men’s rugby team (red and green) playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)
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Delta’s Brit Lions women’s rugby team (black and red) playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)Delta’s Brit Lions women’s rugby team (black and red) playing against Burnaby during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)
Brit Lions players (red and black) closing in on a Burnaby player running towards the Brit Lions’ goal line during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)Brit Lions players (red and black) closing in on a Burnaby player running towards the Brit Lions’ goal line during the Brit Lions 7s Tournament on June 3, 2017. (Grace Kennedy)
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The Brit Lions inagural Rugby sevens tournament took place on Saturday, June 3, bringing in 11 different men’s and women’s teams to compete.

Burnaby Lake took first place for both men’s and women’s divisions, and Vancouver-based Meraloma’s came in second for both men’s and women’s.

The Brit Lions women’s team came in third place, while the men slid in at sixth.

According to Brit Lion Amy Grath, the event turned out bigger and better than expected, and the Brit Lions will host the tournament again next year.

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