as mentioned in The New Zealand men’s rugby sevens team has finished fourth in the Las Vegas round of the World Series.
Photo: PHOTOSPORTThe All Black Sevens were beaten 19-15 by the USA in the play-off for third.
New Zealand took the lead with a couple of minutes to play but were unable to hold out the homeside.
Earlier New Zealand blew a 14 point lead to be beaten 19-14 by Fiji in the semi-finals.
South Africa extended their lead at the top of the series standings after beating Fiji 19-12 in the final.
as declared in JOHANNESBURG – The Springbok Sevens team on Monday won the Las Vegas Sevens title, their fourth gold medal in the 2016/17 World Rugby Sevens Series.
The Blitzboks scored three tries to two in beating Fiji 19-12 in the final, played at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.
With this victory, the Blitzboks extended their overall lead in the World Rugby Sevens Series on Monday.
The Blitzboks arrived in Las Vegas with a 17 points lead.
England (81), who were in second place after the tournaments in Dubai, Cape Town, Wellington and Sydney, dropped back to third place.
as declared in Scott Waldrom targets discipline for New Zealand Sevens to improve on fourth at Las Vegas SevensNew Zealand Rugby New Zealand Sevens coach Scott Waldrom discusses his side’s fourth place finish at the Las Vegas Sevens.
Discipline is the main area New Zealand Sevens coach Scott Waldrom will be looking to improve after his side’s fourth-placed showing at the Las Vegas Sevens.
Then they lost the third-fourth playoff 19-15 to the United States when Andrew Durutalo dotted down on the final play of the game.
He beat virtually the whole of the USA team with a 60-metre solo effort to put his side up by one with just 30 seconds to go.
They were able to get out to a 14-5 halftime lead via a penalty try and try to Issac Te Tamaki.
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