Blitzboks bench goes wild after epic Singapore Sevens win vs Fiji

HONG KONG,HONG KONG SAR CHINA. April 7th 2019. Cathay Pacific  HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Rugby Argentina vs New Zealand Kurt Baker of New Zealand celebrates after scores a try

But the Africans hit back with 20 unanswered second half points to claim the final.

But the Blitzboks roared back in the second spell, with Kurt-Lee Arendse, Angelo Davids and Ryan Oosthuizen dotting down to cut the deficit to two points with two minutes remaining, while Aminiasi Tuimaba was also shown a yellow card for a unsafe tackle.

Kurt-Lee Arendse, playing from the replacements bench, Angelo Davids and Ryan Oosthuizen scored tries for South Africa, but Selvyn Davids landed only one conversion meaning Fiji still led 19-17 with two minutes to play.

Fiji cracked under that pressure and gave away a penalty inside their own 22-metre line, which Selvyn Davids converted to give his side an impressive come from behind win.

The Fijians go into the London and Paris leg of the Series with a real chance of winning the overall title.

Fiji have continued their hot form against New Zealand, eliminating the Kiwi side from the Singapore Sevens with a 19-5 victory.

They scored a total of 7 tries.

Samoa let a 12-0 lead slip in their Cup quarter final against South Africa.

The win sees South Africa remain fourth on the overall standings while Fiji stays 2nd with the US still holding the lead.



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