7 Dec 2014

South Africans thrash All Blacks Sevens

9:47 am on 7 December 2014

The defending world series champion All Blacks Sevens have been thrashed 28-0 by South Africa at the semi-finals of the Dubai Sevens rugby tournament.

DJ Forbes in action in the third place playoff against Fiji in Dubai.

DJ Forbes in action in the third place playoff against Fiji in Dubai. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The South Africans went on to thump Australia 33-7 to win the Cup final, while New Zealand lost the third place playoff 26-12 to Fiji and slip to fourth on the World Series ladder.

Fiji, who lost to Australia in their semi, remain on top of the table, ahead of South Africa.

Australia are third.

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