30 Nov 2008

NZ knocked out in Dubai Sevens

3:44 pm on 30 November 2008

New Zealand's been knocked out in the semi-fiinals at the IRB Sevens World Series in Dubai.

The defending champions trailed England 21-nil at half-time but struck back with three tries.

However they couldn't convert the second and England won 21-19.

South Africa beat Fiji 10-7 in the other semi and went on to beat England 19-12 after leading 12-0 at half-time.

Samoa beat Kenya 12-7 in the plate final.