As it happened: Blitzboks 21-26 All Blacks Sevens

2018-12-08 20:44
Last Updated at
08 Dec 20:35

The Cup quarter-finals have been confirmed:

South Africa v Scotland

Fiji v Spain

Australia v New Zealand

USA v England

08 Dec 20:33
08 Dec 20:27
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 20:24
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 20:23
FULL-TIME: Blitzboks 21-26 All Blacks Sevens
08 Dec 20:22
17'- The TRY is awarded to Vilimoni Koroi!
08 Dec 20:21
16'- The Kiwis are over in the corner but the TMO must decide!
08 Dec 20:20
14'- The All Blacks Sevens have possession and are on the attack! A South African knock-on has handed them the advantage...
08 Dec 20:20

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!

08 Dec 20:18
13'- Ryan Oosthuizen is on for Kyle Brown. There's less than a minute left to play...
08 Dec 20:18

12'- CONVERSION slotted by Geduld.

SA 21-14 NZ

08 Dec 20:17
12' - TRY to the Blitzboks as Branco du Preez rounds off next to the posts! What an impact he has made!
08 Dec 20:17
11'- Du Preez immediately into the action when he wins a penalty on the ground. It's on halfway...
08 Dec 20:16
11'- Playmaker Branco du Preez is now on for the Blitzboks.
08 Dec 20:15

10'- CONVERSION slotted by Geduld.

SA 14-14 NZ

08 Dec 20:14
9'- TRY to the Blitzboks as Werner Kok barges over next to the posts!
08 Dec 20:13
8'- Great defence from Werner Kok forces the Kiwis over their dead-ball line! It hands the hosts an attacking scrum...
08 Dec 20:13
7' - The Blitzboks win possession at the kick-off, but lose it again when Specman throws a forward pass near the tryline...
08 Dec 20:12
7'- Geduld restarts proceedings...
08 Dec 20:11
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 20:10
HALF-TIME: Blitzboks 7-14 All Blacks Sevens
08 Dec 20:10

9'- CONVERSION slotted by Vilimoni Koroi.

08 Dec 20:09
9'- TRY to New Zealand as skipper Sione Molia scores under the posts. It comes two minutes after the half-time siren.
08 Dec 20:08
7' - South Africa with one last attacking chance in the half, but Brown loses possession in contact... giving the Kiwis a counter-attacking opportunity...
08 Dec 20:07

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

08 Dec 20:05

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

SA 7-0 NZ

08 Dec 20:04
5'- TRY to the Blitzboks as Rosko Specman breaks through the New Zealand defence!
08 Dec 20:04
5' - South Africa probing inside the red zone...
08 Dec 20:03
4'- Blitzboks probing inside Kiwi territory... they win another penalty and opt for a tap kick...
08 Dec 20:02
3'- The hosts win a penalty close to their own line and Justin Geduld clears to bring relief...
08 Dec 20:01
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 20:00
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 16:42
08 Dec 16:26
***The South Africa v New Zealand match is scheduled for 19:56***
08 Dec 13:18
Kyle Brown on the charge against Samoa... (Picture credit: @Blitzboks - Twitter)
08 Dec 13:11


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


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