Twitter reacts to Blitzboks retaining Sevens crown

2018-06-10 20:47

Cape Town - The Blitzboks not only won the Paris Sevens on Sunday, beating England 24-14 in the final but incredibly, defended their World Rugby Sevens Series title against the odds.

READ: Blitzboks beat England to remain Sevens champions

South Africa can thank England for doing them a favour early on day two with their fellow finalists downing Fiji in the quarter-finals. 

That meant the Blitzboks would gain enough points to overhaul Fiji if they won the final, which they duly did in emphatic style, despite a long injury list. 

Naturally, Twitter went into overdrive after the victory. 

Here are a few of the best tweets:

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