Sevens

Blitzboks march on in Hong Kong

2017-04-09 06:36
Cecil Afrika (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Blitzboks are through to the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens after a narrow 21-19 victory over New Zealand in a quarter-final encounter. 

Converted tries from Chris Dry, Cecil Afrika and Werner Kok sealed the victory despite South Africa trailing 7-12 at half-time as well as a yellow card for Dylan Sage. 

New Zealand scored through Regan Ware, Sione Molina and Sam Dickson. 

The Blitzboks will now play the United States for a place in the final. 

The match takes place at 09:53 (SA time). 

 

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