New Zealand claimed the IRB Sevens title in South Africa for a record fourth successive year after beating France 47-12 in the final in PE on Sunday.
The All Blacks outscored the French seven tries to two in the final to record a emphatic 47-12 victory. Kurt Baker was hugely impressive bagging a hat-trick in the final. It was an impressive win and a fitting end to a great weekend in South Africa.
The defending champions beat hosts South Africa to book their place in the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa Sevens. The Kiwis had to come from 5-0 behind to beat the hosts 12-5 thanks to yet another strong display from Tomasi Cama.
In the second semi-final, France snatched victory in sudden death extra time after Manoel Dall Igna had drawn the scores level in the final seconds of normal time. Gaston Revel hit the post with an attempted penalty drop for Los Pumas, but Terry Bouhraoua stepped up successfully for France.
South Africa ended their campaign on a high, beating Argentina 35-0 to finish third.
Final: New Zealand 47-12 France
Third place play-off: South Africa 35-0 Argentina
Plate final: Wales 26-14 Fiji
Bowl final: Australia 26-14 Samoa
Shield final: Spain 33-0 Zimbabwe
Plate semi-finals: Wales 26-19 USA, Portugal 12-26 Fiji
Shield semi-finals: Zimbabwe 21-14 Scotland, Canada 12-29 Spain
Bowl semi-finals: Australia 24-21 Kenya, Samoa 15-12 England
Cup semi-finals: South Africa 7-12 New Zealand, France 10-7 Argentina
South Africa 17-7 United States
Wales 5-35 New Zealand
Portugal 7-10 France
Fiji 12-15 Argentina
Australia 24-14 Zimbabwe
Kenya 19-17 Scotland
Canada 21-36 Samoa
England 14-7 Spain
With thanks to the IRB