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As it happened: Blitzboks 21-26 All Blacks Sevens

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08 Dec 2018

The Cup quarter-finals have been confirmed:

South Africa v Scotland

Fiji v Spain

Australia v New Zealand

USA v England

08 Dec 2018

REPORT: New Zealand stun Blitzboks with 2 late tries

08 Dec 2018

The Blitzboks still top Pool A, but they have let the back door open for New Zealand who go through as group runners-up.

08 Dec 2018

That was poor from the Blitzboks! There was less than 20 seconds remaining. New Zealand had to score twice to stay in the tournament and did just that. They really have it when it really matters...

08 Dec 2018

FULL-TIME: Blitzboks 21-26 All Blacks Sevens

08 Dec 2018

17'- The TRY is awarded to Vilimoni Koroi!

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16'- The Kiwis are over in the corner but the TMO must decide!

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14'- The All Blacks Sevens have possession and are on the attack! A South African knock-on has handed them the advantage...

08 Dec 2018

14' - TRY to New Zealand as skipper Sione Molia goes over for his second.

The CONVERSION is also over and we will have one more play!

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13'- Ryan Oosthuizen is on for Kyle Brown. There's less than a minute left to play...

08 Dec 2018

12'- CONVERSION slotted by Geduld.

SA 21-14 NZ

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12' - TRY to the Blitzboks as Branco du Preez rounds off next to the posts! What an impact he has made!

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11'- Du Preez immediately into the action when he wins a penalty on the ground. It's on halfway...

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11'- Playmaker Branco du Preez is now on for the Blitzboks.

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10'- CONVERSION slotted by Geduld.

SA 14-14 NZ

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9'- TRY to the Blitzboks as Werner Kok barges over next to the posts!

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8'- Great defence from Werner Kok forces the Kiwis over their dead-ball line! It hands the hosts an attacking scrum...

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7' - The Blitzboks win possession at the kick-off, but lose it again when Specman throws a forward pass near the tryline...

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7'- Geduld restarts proceedings...

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Poor defence from the Blitzboks has handed New Zealand the advantage. The Kiwis know they have to win this game in order to qualify for the Cup quarter-finals.

08 Dec 2018

HALF-TIME: Blitzboks 7-14 All Blacks Sevens

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9'- CONVERSION slotted by Vilimoni Koroi.

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9'- TRY to New Zealand as skipper Sione Molia scores under the posts. It comes two minutes after the half-time siren.

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7' - South Africa with one last attacking chance in the half, but Brown loses possession in contact... giving the Kiwis a counter-attacking opportunity...

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6'- TRY to New Zealand as Andrew Knewstubb scores under the posts. It came after Siviwe Soyizwapi went for an intercept that didn't pay off.

He also CONVERTS his own try.

SA 7-7 NZ

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6'- Justin Geduld drops over the tricky CONVERSION attempt!

SA 7-0 NZ

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5'- TRY to the Blitzboks as Rosko Specman breaks through the New Zealand defence!

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5' - South Africa probing inside the red zone...

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4'- Blitzboks probing inside Kiwi territory... they win another penalty and opt for a tap kick...

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3'- The hosts win a penalty close to their own line and Justin Geduld clears to bring relief...

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2'- New Zealand oh-so-close but the Blitzboks defence keeps them out. Kyle Brown with a try-saving tackle in the corner!

08 Dec 2018

Before kick-off, New Zealand skipper Sione Langi Joseph Molia hands his counterpart Philip Snyman a Kiwi jersey to commemorate Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday.

08 Dec 2018

CLICK HERE for all the results from the Cape Town Sevens

08 Dec 2018

***The South Africa v New Zealand match is scheduled for 19:56***

08 Dec 2018

Kyle Brown on the charge against Samoa... (Picture credit: @Blitzboks - Twitter)
<strong><em>Kyle Brown on the charge against Samoa... (Picture credit: @Blitzboks - Twitter)</em></strong><br />

08 Dec 2018

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LIVE commentary on the Pool A match between the Blitzboks and the All Blacks Sevens from Cape Town Stadium.