Andorra win first GSSE 7s title

Andorra beat host nation Malta to take gold at the first sevens tournament to be held at the Games of the Small States of Europe.

Published by John Birch, June 2nd, 2023

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Andorra win first GSSE 7s title

Andorra took gold against Malta 21-19 after a thrilling match.

Montenegro joined the pair on the podium as they beat Luxembourg 15-7 for bronze.

The tournament took place over two days at the Tony Bezzina Stadium, Corradino, Malta, with the pool games on Wednesday, and the finals on Friday.

Andorra - the only one of the four nations to have played at the top level of European Sevens - began as favourites, and were clearly too strong for Montenegro and Luxembourg, but hosts Malta pushed them all the way in both their pool meeting and in the final


Pool:Luxembourg 0-27 Andorra; Montenegro 0-31 Malta; Luxembourg 7-15 Montenegro; Malta 15-19 Andorra; Luxembourg 0-26 Malta; Andorra 17-5 MontenegroBronze final:Montenegro 15-7 LuxembourgGold final:Andorra 21-19 Malta;