ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
REGISTER
LOGIN
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
Monday Apr 1, 2013

South Africa beat New Zealand to win the Tokyo Sevens Cup Final

Catch up on extended highlights of the final day’s play at the Tokyo Sevens, where South Africa beat New Zealand 24-19 in an exciting Cup final to claim their second tournament win of the season.

South Africa trailed 12-0 at the break but scored tries through Cecil Afrika, Seabelo Senatla and Cornel Hendricks, while Branco du Preez kicked nine points with three convertions and a penalty.

“It is unbelievable. It is good momentum going into the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow,” said coach Paul Treu, following on from their 40-21 win over NZ in the Las Vegas Sevens final.

“It’s is not every day you beat New Zealand twice in the final. Every win you have to take, and we can go back to South Africa as a happy team.”

Australia, last year’s Tokyo winners, finished third after beating France 31-7.

The USA won the Plate while England won the Bowl, and Canada won the Shield.

After seven legs of the nine-round series, New Zealand maintained their lead on 132 points, while South Africa moved up to second on 100 points. Fiji are in third place on 98.

ADVERTISEMENT

Related Articles

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Commonwealth games Kenya vs Australia

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Commonwealth games funny rugby moment

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Alex Davies returns from injury



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 1 DAY AGO

    The man who once raced a Cheetah: Bryan Habana

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Rugby X - The fastest ever variation of Rugby

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Absolute scenes from triple threat centre

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    Henry Arundell wonder try shows he is the real deal

  • 13 WEEKS AGO

    Watch: Blues score two STUNNING tries against Queensland Reds

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    South African Kurt-Lee Arendse receives limited ban from the game after shocking challenge

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Montage of HUGE hits and brilliant tries shows off Exeter's new signing

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Just Jonny Wilkinson smashing people

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Brawl Breaks Out At New Zealand Club Match

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Must See - High Tackle Leads To All In Brawl

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 1 DAY AGO

    The man who once raced a Cheetah: Bryan Habana

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Experience the Haka in first person

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Foster stages assault on World Rugby headquarters

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Pat Lambie sinks 55-metre kick to beat the All Blacks

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Rugby X - The fastest ever variation of Rugby

View All

Funnies

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    Springboks Winning On & Off The Pitch With Epic Advert

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Rassie Erasmus Shows Off Hilarious Dance Moves

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Foster stages assault on World Rugby headquarters

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Rugby Toughest Initiation Resurfaces

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    The Honey Badger All Time Interview

View All

Amateur

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Dubious Score Decides Result Of Rugby's Biggest Schools Fixture

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Incredible Scenes At School Boys Rugby Match

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    The Next Dominant Backrow?

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    Hilarious Club House Antics Shows Rugby Spirit

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: South African Schools Rugby Is On Fire

View All

Player Features

  • 1 DAY AGO

    The man who once raced a Cheetah: Bryan Habana

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    South African Kurt-Lee Arendse receives limited ban from the game after shocking challenge

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Pat Lambie sinks 55-metre kick to beat the All Blacks

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Just Jonny Wilkinson smashing people

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Ellis Genge puts on his boxing gloves ready for the new season

View All