December 14 2014

New Zealand beaten in Sevens final at Port Elizabeth

New Zealand were unbeaten in pool play in the South Africa Sevens at Nelson Mandela Stadium, Port Elizabeth, though they had a tight game against England before winning 5 – 0. On Day 2, December 14 they cruised past USA and Argentina before meeting South Africa in the final. With home crowd support the South Africans came out on top 26 – 17.

DJ Forbes - NZ captain.

New Zealand results:

Day 1:

v Samoa                    Won 24 – 7    Webber (2), Dickson, Forbes tries. Kaka 2 con.

v Japan                      Won 29 – 0    Baker, Curry, Curtis, Stowers, Vaka tries. Baker, Webber con.

v England                  Won 5 – 0      Webber try.

Day 2:

v USA (qu-final)       Won 28 – 7    Dickson, Kaka, Mikkelson, Webber tries. Kaka 4 con.

v Argentina (semi-f) Won 29 – 0    Dickson (2), Forbes, Mikkelson, Webber tries. Kaka 2 con.

v Sth Africa (final)    Lost  17 – 26 Webber (2), Stowers tries. Kaka con.

 

December 14 2014 - Stadium

credits..Wikipedia
Nelson Mandela Stadium.