All Black Sevens consigned to fifth place playoff

05 March, 2018, 13:51 | Author: Pamela Mathis
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U.S. have claimed their first tour stage on the World Series Sevens since 2015 after smashing Argentina 28-0, while Australia finished sixth after losing to trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand at Sam Boyd Stadium.

"So many emotions going through my head right now".

"We worked so hard for so long", Barrett said. "Singing that national anthem with everyone was such a moving moment and then being able to perform the way we did, stick to our plan, is surreal", said United States of America captain, Ben Pinkleman.

Fiji now progress to face hosts United States of America in the first semi-final after they defeated England 17 to 12, leaving New Zealand to contend with England for fifth place tomorrow morning NZT. But I think we just love the adrenaline.

Baker scored two tries as the US scored 19 unanswered points in the second half to beat the fancied Fijians.

They had earlier beaten England 17-12 in the quarter-finals and Olympic champion Fiji 19-7 in the semis.

Tim Mikkelson scored his 200th worldwide try for the All Black Sevens.

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That moved SA to 92 on the standings and extended their lead to 10 points over New Zealand‚ who could only end fifth in Las Vegas.

The Springboks also scored four tries but they failed to convert three which made the difference.

Coach Gareth Baber said the target was to keep improving on the field and also on the points table.

By scrapping their way through Pool B against Wales‚ Canada and England and then beating Australia in the quarterfinals in Las Vegas‚ the Blitzboks were on track to meet Powell's objective.

New Zealand and Fiji are ranked second and third respectively.

FIJIAN forward Matai Leuta was in top form scoring a try to help his US 7s team down his fellow countrymen - the Fiji Airways national 7s side 19-7 in the main cup semi-final at the Las Vegas 7s tournament.



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