South Africa wins second world sevens title
December 14, 2014 6:01 pm
Home team South Africa has won their second World Seven Series title after defeating New Zealand 26-17 in the Cup final of the South Africa 7s at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, today.
The side beat Australia 19-10 in the semi final while, the Kiwis defeated Argentina 29-0.
In other matches, Australia defeated Argentina 34-19 to win third place, Canada defeated Kenya 24-5 in the bowl final and Portugal defeated Samoa 19-14 in the Shield Final.
Meanwhile, The Vodafone Fiji 7s team bowed out of the South Africa 7s going down to a determined USA side 21-14 in the plate final.
The Ben Ryan coached side thrashed England in the 31-0 in the plate semifinal after they got defeated to the Australian side 31-19 in the Cup Quarterfinal.
South Africa now leads the World Series standings with 59 points, Fiji in second with 51 points and New Zealand in third with 47 points.