Sevens

Blitzbokke claim third spot

2015-02-16 06:50
SA coach Neil Powell (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens team claimed third place at the Las Vegas Sevens after beating the USA in the third-place playoff match.

All results from the Las Vegas Sevens

The Blitzbokke were beaten 24-19 by Fiji in the Cup semi-finals before rebounding to beat the Americans 31-0 and claim a consolation win.

Fiji went on to win the Cup title by beating New Zealand 35-19 in the final.

The Blitzbokke maintained their lead atop the overall Sevens World Series standings with 93 points, with New Zealand (88) and Fiji (86) in second and third respectively as the series passed the halfway stage in Las Vegas.

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