Rio 2016: GB women's rugby sevens team peaking, says Jasmine Joyce

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Team GB into the semis after beating Fiji
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Wing Jasmine Joyce says Team GB women's rugby sevens side are playing their best rugby as they prepare to face New Zealand in the Rio 2016 semi-finals.

Britain, who beat Fiji 26-7 in the last eight, are targeting an historic rugby sevens medal as the sport appears at the Olympics for the first time.

The semi-final will start at 19:00 BST on Monday, with the final at 23:00.

"We're at our very top level and hopefully we can come away with a win," said Wales' Joyce.

"[Being in] the semi-finals of an Olympics is pretty cool. The whole team is on a high and the morale is spot on.

"We've just got to enjoy it and that's when we play the best rugby."

GB's Abbie Brown opened the scoring after just 15 seconds against Fiji on Sunday.

Alice Richardson and Joanne Watmore gave Team GB a 19-7 half-time lead, and Brown sealed the win with her second.

Earlier, Great Britain beat a strong Canada side 22-0 in their final group game.

"We're absolutely buzzing. We couldn't have had a better performance," said Joyce, the only non-English member of the squad.

"We've gone through Canada and Fiji now playing some of our best rugby."

Australia and Canada will play in the second semi-final on Monday.

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