12th December 05:17 PM
Blitzboks defeat Fiji 26-31 in Cape Town 7s cup quarters
By Save Waqa
Sunday 10/12/2017
Springboks celebrate after defeating Fiji in the Cup Quarterfinals of the Cape Town 7s

The Fiji Airways Men’s 7s side has been bundled out of the Cape Town 7s after South Africa came back to beat Fiji 26-31 in the cup quarterfinals.

Fiji received a penalty try in the fifth minute after a high tackle from speedster Seabelo Senatla which led to a yellow card.

Seabelo Senatla scored two tries for the Blitzboks.

The National Men’s 7s side led the Blitzboks 21-12 at halftime.

Mistackles and errors from the national side gave Kwagga Smith the opportunity to score under the sticks.

Fiji’s tries were scored by Amenoni Nasilia, Josua Vakurunabili and Kalione Nasoko.

Fiji led the Blitzboks 26-24 with a minute remaining before speedster Senatla scored from a mistackle.

Fiji will now face England in the 5th place semifinal of the Cape Town 7s at 2.50am.

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