As reported in Saturday’s edition England narrowly failed to get the win over World Champions New Zealand, losing 26-24, that would have taken them through to the quarter-finals, so were left to contest the Bowl competition.
England beat Canada 35-7, with Joe Simpson of Wasps and Bed Foden of Sale joining Bath winger Banahan in scoring twice.
An excellent 29-14 victory over Australia in the semi-final followed, but Wales denied Banahan his first trophy with the national side by winning the Bowl final 21-14, with Bristol’s Anthony Elliott scoring twice for England.
Ben Ryan, the England Sevens’ coach, said: ‘Some of our inexperienced players are still learning.
They have proved that they’re capable of great achievements but we must learn from our mistakes.
The job for us now is to keep consistency with player selection and keep improving.’
The next tournament is in New Zealand in early February.