Fiji to face tough Pacific rival in the London 7s

Captain Stacey Michelsen of New Zealand is challenged by Silvina d'elia of Argentina in the FIH Pro League Hockey match North Harbour Hockey Stadium Auckland New Zealand Sunday

The Blitzboks were unbeaten in the competition having gone three for three on day one.

The Fijians lost 20-19 to South Africa in the Cup final of the Singapore 7s last night.

Fiji won the restart and with time up Aminiasi Tuimaba attempted a kick and chase but the Blitzboks got to the ball first to clinch their second tournament victory of the season.

The win takes South Africa to 121 points on the World Series Sevens standings, still in fourth place behind New Zealand (130), Fiji (142) and leaders US (145).

But the Africans hit back with 20 unanswered second half points to claim the final.

Zidane openly admits Real Madrid are 'going to make changes'
Gareth Bale is among the Madrid players to have struggled this season and fallen out with fans. We'll see who stays and who goes, but that doesn't change what I think about Kroos .

Chris Davis Breaks Epic Hitting Slump With Single Against Red Sox
Davis lined a first-inning, two-out single to right field to snap his Major League Baseball record 54 at-bat hitless streak. The Orioles' lead was short-lived, with the Red Sox tying things up in the 4th.

Fire breaks out at Coachella music festival
Following reports, the Riverside County Fire Department arrived to the scene around 2 a.m. and contained the fire by 2:28 a.m. Fire services said that they responded to the fire at around 2am after revellers said they hear an explosion.

South Africa then swept aside Samoa in the quarter-final before another dominant display against the U.S. in the semi-final to set up a final against the Islanders.

They scored a total of 7 tries.

The Blitzboks piled on the pressure with Tuimaba coming back on to restore Fiji to their full compliment.

Tries from Kurt-Lee Arendse, Angelo Davids and Ryan Oosthuizen as well as one conversion from Selvyn Davids and the match-winning penalty off his boot made for a nail-biting finish.

England is pooled with New Zealand, Scotland and the unnamed 16th team in Pool C, while U.S. leads Pool D with Australia, Wales, and Spain.

Related News:



Most liked

Salman Khan’s first look from ‘Bharat’ is as intense as it gets
Khan had undergone multiple look changes as the timeline of the film spans from the 60s to contemporary times. Earlier, Katrina Kaif had revealed that the trailer of the film will be out on April 24.

Center-left party wins Finland parliamentary election
Finland's Social Democratic Party retained a narrow lead to emerge as the top parliamentary election vote-getter on Sunday. With the European parliament election less than two months away, the Finnish ballot is also being watched in Brussels.

Patrick Ewing officially tapped to represent Knicks at National Basketball Association draft lottery
The 56-year-old now serves as head coach of the Georgetown men's basketball team, a position he has held since 2017. These three teams were being done to determine the 7th, 8th, and 9th spots in the draft lottery.

Bucks' Budenholzer named top coach by peers
Budenholzer said he was concerned about the rebounding battle and going against league-leading rebounder Drummond (15.6 per game). Thon Maker , a former Giannis protege, had a hard foul on his old teammate reviewed, but it remained a common foul.

Facebook spent $20 million on Mark Zuckerberg's personal security in 2018
About $2.6 million of the $20 million were 'for costs related to personal usage of private aircraft. Facebook pays for Zuckerberg and his family's personal security at his homes and when he travels.

Modi says India undermined Pakistan nuclear threat
Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda has termed the raids as an act of political revenge as Kumaraswamy refused BJP's invite to join them.

DeMar DeRozan leads Spurs past Nuggets in Game 1
San Antonio: The Spurs have won five of six playoff series against the Nuggets with their only series defeat coming in 1985. The Nuggets have lost seven of their last 12 home games against San Antonio. "He was spectacular", Popovich said.

American Airlines cancels all Boeing 737 Max planes through August 19
Boeing has been developing a software upgrade for an anti-stall system under scrutiny in two recent crashes. American has 24 MAX jets and had previously planned to cancel MAX flights through early June.

IPL 2019: Kohli and Chhetri Bond During RCB Training Camp
Referring to the recent ODI series with Australia , Kumble said Kohli depends a lot on Dhoni especially on proper field placings. When your decision-making is spot on and balanced, those teams win the IPL.

Cross-party Brexit negotiations remain delicate says Lidington
Sources suggested a the chancellor, Philip Hammond, could meet the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell. The pair told the Sunday Telegraph: "Rules are there to serve their organisation".

Can you watch Game of Thrones Season 8 on Amazon Prime?
Episodes are usually available from 9/8c on HBO Now , so you can stream live while everyone else is watching on the channel. There's no need to remain off social media to avoid all the spoilers - unless you can't watch at exactly 9 p.m., of course.

Southampton close to safety after beating Wolves 3-1
It was a disappointing defeat for Wolves , especially following on from their FA Cup heartbreak at the hands of Watford last week. It was a massive one for us", he told a media conference. "Those were the moments we played better".

Fortnite's Version 8.30.2 update available
All that's really changing here are some bug fixes for issues with matchmaking, as well as a respawn issue with the Reboot Van . Apex Legends has taken over the gaming industry ever since it launched and everyone is calling it as the " Fortnite Killer".

CDC suspects ground beef source of 6-state E. coli outbreak
While the CDC has identified ground beef as a culprit, the agency is not recommending people to avoid consumption of ground beef. Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli ) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals.

Democrats set new deadline on Trump tax returns
Gidley added that the administration is actively reviewing what they can do lawfully, and looking into "any and all options". Trump of using asylum seekers as pawns in a fight with political opponents. "This is a risky unsafe road and frankly".