Cape Town - The Blitzboks have crashed out of the Sydney Sevens after losing their quarter-final match against England.
South Africa went down 26-5 after England led 14-0 at half-time in a dominant display over the 2018 Sevens World Series champions.
England scored four tries in the encounter through Charton Kerr, Tom Mitchell, Phil Burgess and Tom Bowen with Daniel Bibby landing three conversions.
The Blitzboks had pulled themselves back into the match just after half-time thanks to an unconverted Zain Davids but England powered away in the final minutes for an emphatic win.
South Africa will now play in the 5th place play-off match against Australia (11:07 SA time) after beating Spain in their 5th place semi-final encounter.
The Blitzboks ran out easy 33-0 winners thanks to braces from Selvyn Davids and Siviwe Soyizwapi and a try from Dewald Human. Davids and Human added two conversions each.