HIGHLIGHTS | Wellington Sevens DAY 2
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At the first HSBC Sevens Series tournament of 2016, New Zealand once more won the cup on home soil. However it Gordon Tietjen’s team had to work incredible hard to overcome South Africa in a nail-biting final. The 24-21 victory move the All Blacks from seventh to third in the overall standings with 47 points, five behind Fiji who finished third at the Westpac Stadium and seven behind the South Africa who moved ahead of Fiji for the first time this season.
Australia won the Plate with a 21-5 win over Argentina. Samoa dispatched Scotland without too much trouble to win 19-7 in the Bowl final while France won the Shield after beating Russia 14-7.
RESULTS | WELLINGTON SEVENS
New Zealand 24:21 South Africa
Argentina 5:21 Australia
Scotland 7:19 Samoa
France 14:7 Russia
Wellington Sevens | Results Day 2
Sydney Sevens | Fixtures
HSBC Sevens Series | Standings