18 July 2017 – Front Row Club Dingoes was crowned as the ELITE 7s Women champion as they overcame Singapore Select in the final. Dingoes beat Singapore 10 – 5 in the dramatic final as Dianatasha double tries sealed the deal.
Singapore Select gave their all in the final as they fought from toe to toe through out the matches. Dingoes had a better start as Dianatsha scored their first try in the second minutes. Singapore did not let their head down as they work their way through. They scored the equaliser with 5 minutes to go through Amanda Ng Guang Ling.
Everyone expected the match to be extended into extra time with both team cancelling out one another. Dianatasha became the hero as he scored Dingoes second try in the last play of the match after she finished a great team move to win the match for Dingoes.
Dingoes were untoucable through out the group stage, won all 5 matches comfortably. Dingoes scored 125 points and let their opponents to only have 10 points. They started the first day by beating Singapore Select 10 – 0. Their biggest win was when they beat Kelab Sukan DBKL 43 – 0 in the second match. They finished top of the group.
Choong Mei Ling was the biggest point contributor as she scored 44 points for Dingoes. Mona Tiarah was also in excellent form as she scored 7 tries through out the tournament
Singapore Select got into the final match as they beat Simba RC with a greater points different to finish second in the group match.
In the 3rd/4th matches, KL Tigers got the revenge that they wanted over Simba RC. Tigers lost to Simba in the earlier group matches 19 – 17. KL Tigers beat Simba RC 15 – 5 to finish third.
COBRA Venom who suffered defeat in all 5 group matches played thier best game in the 5th/6th matches as they beat Kelab Sukan DBKL 25 – 0 to finish 5th.
Elite 7s Women standing :
1. FRC Dingoes
2. Singapore Select
3. KL Tigers
4. Simba RC
5. COBRA Venom
Photos by Zainuddin Mamat/ragbionline