News24.com | Blitzboks produce sevens masterclass to crush Fiji and bag Commonwealth Games gold

News24.com | Blitzboks produce sevens masterclass to crush Fiji and bag Commonwealth Games gold

South Africa produced a rugby sevens masterclass on Sunday night when they crushed Fiji 31-7 in the Commonwealth Games final at Coventry Stadium.

It was a clinical performance by coach Neil Powell’s charges, who left their best performance of the weekend for when it mattered most.

They ran in five tries against a shell-shocked Fijian outfit who were gunning for their first-ever Commonwealth Games gold. 

It was South Africa’s second Commonwealth Games gold medal, having also done so in Glasgow in 2src14.

Speedster Muller du Plessis scored the game’s first try in the fourth minute when he

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