Laidlaw may have gleaned some joy from the Twickenham tournament, with Scotland pipping England 12-7 in a tension-filled final.
Both Fiji and Samoa have ended the World Rugby Sevens series on a very low note, with the Fijians putting in their worst performance for three years, taking just eight points from the tenth and final leg in London, while Samoa could manage only three. Trailing 21-0 at half-time it seemed like that sorry statistic had the shelf life of atomic waste. They kept playing and clawed their way back into contention.
Only the Kiwis and England, which hasn't won its home event since 2009, finished the first day unbeaten.
The Canadians wrapped up pool play with a 28-14 win over Japan and advanced to the Cup quarter-finals after the All Blacks beat Fiji 27-21.
The Blitzboks scored again though to retake the lead before Australia closed the gap to make it 21-17 through Alex Gibbon before Rosko Specman closed it out for South Africa with a runaway try on full-time.
Things got even better for the Scots, when following a turnover in their own territory, they recycled the ball wide where Scott Riddell had just enough pace to score in the corner.
Dan Norton is chasing United States's Perry Baker for the series top try scorer and he narrowed the lead by scoring two against an Australian side that were much improved since Paris. The two former Melrose players are bowing out and both were hugely influential through the weekend, Robertson being named player of the final after being involved in setting up both tries.
"There's an bad lot of credit that goes to the players and the staff".
"We're really, really pleased to get second in the World Series", head coach Simon Amor told CNN.
"And then we had the chance to beat the current World Champions at the end and for all bar the last 30 seconds, I thought we were going to win that. We know we can score tries but this cup was won by the way we defended today".
The biggest shock on the first day of competition in London has been the failure of Fiji to progress through the pool stage to the quarter finals, having lost two of its three pool games.
The server operates as a "sinkhole" to collect information about malware - and in Friday's case kept the malware from escaping. Breed from Raleigh, North Carolina, Brian Melley in Los Angeles and AP Technology Writer Anick Jesdanun in NY contributed.
Sources have told the Mail that Pippa's father is tearing his hair out at the complexity of the arrangements. But what we do know, per a new E! report , is how Pippa, reportedly, has been preparing for the wedding.
The phone has 4G LTE connectivity, Wifi, Bluetooth and has a 2,600 mAh battery that should last a day on moderate usage. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will surely be as good as or even better than the Galaxy S8 in terms of specifications.
England have a mixed World Cup record against France and their last meeting was a quarter-final defeat in 2011 in Auckland. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said he was pleased to be in a group that would provide "some challenges".
Spurs ensured second spot with the win, thanks to goals from Wanyama and Kane, while Rooney scored for United. Nobody can play two big competitions with 15 players and this is what we have at the time .
At 21 years, 10 months and 16 days, Kim is the youngest victor of the tournament considered the fifth major on the PGA Tour. The golfer netted nearly $2 million in prize money, a five-year tour exemption and his very own locker at TPC Sawgrass.
Now riding for Red Bull Honda in the World Superbike series, Hayden was rushed to the hospital with head and chest injuries. " He is still in the intensive care unit of Cesena's Maurizio Bufalini Hospital and the prognosis stays reserved ".
It had also said that the issue of polygamy and " nikah halala " would be kept pending and will be dealt with later. He added: "It (instant talaq ) has been followed for 1,400 years, whether it is right of wrong.
Iran will simultaneously hold its 12th Presidential Election and 5th City and Village Councils Elections on May 19. All Iranian presidents have won re-election since 1981 and Rouhani remains the favourite.
Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend
If an agreement can't be reached quickly, retail stores in several states will likely shut down this weekend as well. As part of its next contract, the union wants to bar AT&T from changing its commission structure unilaterally.
Sensex rises on GST push; makes 2nd weekly gain
The market breadth continued to remain negative as 1,789 stocks closed lower, 957 finished higher while 165 ruled steady. State Bank of India was up 2.1 percent ahead of its March-quarter results later in the day.
Sharapova faces 10-match marathon to win Wimbledon title
Sharapova's Wimbledon fate will be decided on June 20, when a committee meets to decide on wild cards for the main draw. Her ban was later reduced to 15-months following a successful appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Get your beauty sleep or lose your friends
But lead researcher Dr Tina Sundelin added: "I don't want to worry people or make them lose sleep over these findings". A couple of bad nights is enough to make a person look "significantly" more ugly, their sleep experiments suggest.
McDonald's expanding delivery to parts of Ohio
While delivery is clearly a compelling option to offer, it isn't a simple service for restaurants to add. McDonald's is now catering to those who are too lazy to get up and drive through the drive-thru.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 release date announced
If you pre-order the game, you'll also get bonuses from the title's MyClub mode, which is sure to excite fans of the series. We'll also be getting new player models, lighting, and animations for facial expressions and body flexibility.
Former Playboy playmate facing jail over naked Snapchat
The person in the photo was identified only by her age and it was not clear if she knew she was being photographed. The 2015 Playmate of the year quickly became the target of online venom for the so-called body shaming incident.
Injustice 2 Launch Trailer is Here
Made by NetherRealm Studios, the same developer responsible for the latest Mortal Kombat releases, it's called Injustice 2 . To say that the game is visually appealing to play is something of an understatement.
SpaceX launch planned for Monday night
SpaceX has gained acclaim for its success at recovering the expensive rockets for re-use in future missions. The next SpaceX launch is sending supplies to the International Space Station, slated for early June.