CAPETOWN SEVENS: A RECAP

Cape Town Sevens was one heck of a tournament! Some big upsets, some close games and a ton of action was brought to Cape Town Stadium over the weekend. Let’s take a look at some of the tournaments top moments. (via World Rugby)

DAY 1

Canada faced Samoa in their first game of the tournament, falling just short with a final score of 19-17 for Samoa

Fiji’s Eroni Sau stops the Wales defence as they kick off their first game in Pool B. These moves ultimately lead Fiji to a 28-14 win over Wales

In the biggest upset of the day, USA fends off New Zealand leading them to a 22-0 victory over the All Blacks

Argentina’s Franco Sabato runs through the Scotland defence taking them to a close 19-14 Victory on day 1.

South Africa’s Seabelo Senatla scores his 200th try in just 35 tournaments! The fastest player to ever do so

Canada’s Connor Braid fights through the Fijian defence to claim a 22-14 win over the Pacific Island power house. This win helped them move into the top spot in Pool D

England solidified a spot in the top of their pool with a 24-7 win over Argentina

A true rivals battle! The Kiwi’s faced the All Blacks falling short with a 35-12 victory for New Zealand

DAY 2

Samoa kicks off the first game of day 2 against Kenya in the Challenge Trophy Quarter Finals. They narrowly beat the Kenyans 19-15

South Africa faces Fiji in the first game of the cup quarter finals. After a thrilling game, the hometown squad solidified a 21-26 victory over the Fijians

Two of the world’s biggest rugby countries faced each other in the cup quarter finals. Separated by one try, England fell 12-17 to New Zealand

Argentina relishes in a moment of victory after defeating England 28-12 in the cup quarter finals

Australia faced Spain in the Challenge Trophy Final coming out on top with a 26-7 victory

After a 2 point loss to Argentina, Canada played South Africa in the bronze medal match ultimately claiming 4th place with a hard fought 19-17 loss to the hometown team

The New Zealand All Blacks faced Argentina in the final match of Cape Town Sevens, winning 38-14. This was their first tournament victory since Canada Sevens 2016!

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