HIGHLIGHTS | SYDNEY SEVENS DAY 2
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New Zealand won the fourth round of the HSBC World Sevens Series in Sydney, beating hosts Australia 27-24 in a breathtaking final.
The All Blacks Sevens remain in third position but move to the same points as leaders Fiji (69), who reclaimed top spot by beating South Africa 26-12 to finish third in Sydney, and the second-place Blitzboks with points difference separating the three teams at the top.
In the semi-finals New Zealand beat Fiji 14-12, while Australia defeated South Africa 12-7.
In the quarters New Zealand beat USA 24-7 coming from 12-7 behind to beat England 17-12 in sudden death extra time.
Argentina proved themselves to be worthy winners of the Plate at the HSBC Sydney Sevens after a solid team performance against Kenya gave them a 24-0 win.
In the Bowl final Canada won all three of their matches on day two to win the Bowl. Following wins over Scotland and Wales, Canada beat Samoa 17-12 to claim eight points for their overall series tally.
Wales beat Russia 26-19 to lift the Shield after a tough weekend in Sydney. Welsh flyer Luke Morgan scored a hat-trick in the win.
Sydney Sevens Results
New Zealand 27:24 Australia
Kenya 0:24 Argentina
Samoa 12:17 Canada
Russia 19:26 Wales
Sydney Sevens | Results Day 2
HSBC Sevens Series | Standings