Blitzboks beat New Zealand to win the Dubai Sevens

The Blitzboks made the perfect start to the defence of their HSBC World Sevens Series title by winning the season-opening tournament in Dubai on Saturday.

Werner Kok (R) of South Africa is marked by Mesulame Kunavula (3rd-L) and Jasa Veremalua (2nd-L) during the semi-final match between South Africa and Fiji in the Men’s Sevens World Rugby Dubai Series on December 2, 2017 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. / AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE

SA beat New Zealand 24-12 in the final to win their fifth Dubai title and set themselves up perfectly for next weekend’s home tournament in Cape Town.

By Craig Ray

Source: TMG Digital.

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