DAY 2

The Blitzboks got easily pass Samoa on Sunday to move on to the semi finals.

They were just too strong for Samoa running away to a 40-0 lead.

Samoa score alate try to salvage something out of the contest which was one way traffic.

The Blitzboks had a 24-0 lead at the break with Geduld scoring twice with Du Preez and Kok adding a try a piece.

They did not let up in the second half and got more tries form Du Plessis and Snyman.

 

The Blitzboks were totally outplayed by New Zealand in the semi final on Sunday. Going down 33-7 was not what they were looking for.
 
New Zealand scored first when Ware raced away to take an early 7-0 lead.
 
The Blitzboks defence was poor to say the least and quickly was 14-0 down. The New Zealanders got a third try before the break to take a commanding 21-0 lead.
 
The Blitzboks did score first in the second half when Africa got over but the New Zealanders replied with Andrew Knewstubb crashing through a few defenders.
 
They added a last try before the end which gave them a 33-7 win over the Blitzoks to advance to the final against Fiji.
 
 
The Blitzboks ended the day on a positive note beating teh USA 24-7 for the bronze medal.
 
Baker open the scoring to give the USA the early lead but that would be the last time they scored as the Blitzboks came back with tries from Du Plessis and Oosthuizen.
 
This gave the Blitzboks a 12-7 lead at the break.
 
They extended the lead after the break with Snyman getting over after a great break from Du Preez.
 
Du Plessis got over for his second try to secure the win over the USA.
 
 
 
The Blitzboks ended the day on a positive note beating teh USA 24-7 for the bronze medal.
 
Baker open the scoring to give the USA the early lead but that would be the last time they scored as the Blitzboks came back with tries from Du Plessis and Oosthuizen.
 
This gave the Blitzboks a 12-7 lead at the break.
 
They extended the lead after the break with Snyman getting over after a great break from Du Preez.
 
Du Plessis got over for his second try to secure the win over the USA.
 

 

DAY 1 RESULTS

 

The Bltzboks had again the perfect start to the tournament beating Wales 22-7 in their first pool match.

Wales had all the ball for most of the first half leaving the Bltzboks to defend for most of the half.

The Blitzboks eventually did get their hands on the ball and they were first to score through Du Plessis. This gave them a 7-0 lead at the break.

There dominance came through in the second half with tries from Africa, Du Preez and Ndhlovu.

Wales did get a try through Goodchild but the Blitzboks was just to good for them.

 

The Blitzboks had to work hard to get a win over Kenya in their second pool match on Saturday.

They were 12-10 behind before they came back in the second half to get a 29-12 win over their fellow African opponents.

There were tries from Soyizwapi, Ndhlovu, Du Plessis (2) and Impi Vissser.

Human slotted one conversion over for the Blitzboks.

 

 

 

The Blitzboks went again unbeaten through their pool in the Paris Sevens when they beat Australia in their last group match on Saturday.

With this they setup a quarter-final match against Samoa on Sunday.

It was a close one but at the end they had enough to get pass Australia and get some payback for last weeks loss.

The Blitzboks started well with two tries from Geduld and Pretorius but Australia scored twice to make it a close one at the break.

The Blitzboks scored first in the second half with Geduld crossing over again.

Australia came back with a try from Maddocks which made it a two point lead again.

With some great defence the Blitzboks were able to hand on to that lead and took the win.

FINAL STANDINGS 2018-2019 SEASON

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