Blitzboks ease into Dubai final

2016-12-03 15:25
Seabelo Senatla (Getty)

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens side reached the Cup final of the World Rugby Sevens series event in Dubai with a comprehensive win over Wales in the semi-finals.

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The Blitzboks won 36-5, after leading 19-0 at the break.

Speedster Seabelo Senatla scored a first-half hat-trick, before a second-half brace from Justin Geduld and a try by Werner Kok completed another dominant performance.

South Africa will face Fiji in the Cup final later on Saturday (17:33 SA time), after the islanders earlier beat England 31-12 in their semi-final clash.

Earlier on Saturday, the Blitzboks ran in six tries to thump old rivals New Zealand 40-0 in the Cup quarter-finals.


South Africa

Tries: Seabelo Senatla (3), Justin Geduld (2), Werner Kok

Conversions: Branco du Preez (2), Cecil Afrika


Try: Ethan Davies


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