Sevens

New Zealand crowned Cape Town Sevens champions

2017-12-10 20:13
Vilimoni Koroi (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - New Zealand have won the Cape Town Sevens, beating Argentina 38-14 in the final played at Cape Town Stadium on Sunday evening. 

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New Zealand quickly raced into a 14-0 lead in 4th minute with converted tries by Joe Ravouvou and Vilimoni Koroi. 

Argentina kept themselves in the contest with a converted try on the stroke of half-time from Lautaro Bazan Velez as the teams entered the break at 14-7. 

The second half belonged to New Zealand, however, as further tries followed from captain, Tim Mikkelson and Regan Ware (2) saw them race into a massive lead. 

Argentina scored a consolation try through Luciano Gonzalez but New Zealand put the match beyond doubt with a final score from Sione Molia.

Scorers:

New Zealand

Tries: Joe Ravouvou, Vilimoni Koroi, Tim Mikkelson, Regan Ware (2), Sione Molia

Conversions: Andrew Knewstubb (3), Isaac Tamaki

Argentina

Tries: Lautaro Bazan Velez, Luciano Gonzalez

Conversions: Lautaro Bazan Velez (2)

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