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Blitzboks bench goes wild after epic Singapore Sevens win vs Fiji [video]

14/04/2019

The Blitzboks pulled off a comeback for the ages against Fiji during the final of the 2019 Singapore Sevens on Saturday. Down 0-19 at half-time, South Africa engineered a magical comeback to win 20-19 in what will be remembered as a final for the ages.

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.

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 USA (145).

Coach Neil Powell said at the full-time whistle:

It was very much an up-and-down game for us, I think in that first half it was just the mistakes that we made on our ball. I must give credit to the boys after half-time, they reacted to what was said at half-time and credit to the composure that they showed and the guts.

As you might expect, the Blitzboks bench was feeling ALL THE FEELS as the clock ticked over.

Watch: Blitzboks bench goes berserk as they beat Fiji in Singapore Bench go crazy as @Blitzboks complete incredible cup final comeback to win the #Singapore7s pic.twitter.com/LPCEk5J6VU

World Rugby Sevens (@WorldRugby7s) April 14, 2019
LINK: https://www.thesouthafrican.com/blitzboks-bench-singapore-sevens-2019-...
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