Blitzboks beat New Zealand to win the Dubai Sevens

Players from South Africa celebrate after winning their final match against New Zealand in the Men's Sevens World Rugby Dubai Series on December 2, 2017 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai.
Players from South Africa celebrate after winning their final match against New Zealand in the Men's Sevens World Rugby Dubai Series on December 2, 2017 in the Gulf emirate of Dubai.
Image: GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP

The Blitzboks made the perfect start to the defence of their HSBC World Sevens Series title by winning the season-opening tournament in Dubai on Saturday.

SA beat New Zealand 24-12 in the final to win their fifth Dubai title and set themselves up perfectly for next weekend’s home tournament in Cape Town.

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