Portia Woodman runaway try seals NZ's spot in Commonwealth Games final

Portia Woodman runaway try seals NZ's spot in Commonwealth Games final

The All Blacks Sevens have completed a Commonwealth Games rugby sevens clean sweep for New Zealand with a 14-0 final win over Fiji.

The victory ensured they bounced back from their semi-final 2-1 shootout loss to New Zealand, who went on to beat Australia 4-1 in the final and take gold. South Africa hung onto that lead until the break.

The fifth try came straight from the restart after half-time as Emily Scott gathered, dummied and raced through before Amy Wilson Hardy showed her pace around the outside twice towards the end as they racked up 45 points without conceding.

Australia's Emma Tonegato put the match out of reach in the second half, scoring a pair of tries for a 26-7 lead before the scoring was capped off by teammate Charlotte Caslick.

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Nearly immediately after the kickoff, South Africa regained possession and Cecil Afrikia sped away to score his first try.

They will play either Scotland or Wales for fifth place later on Sunday, while the Australian women's team meet Canada in a semi-final.

Kom moved up to the flyweight category at London 2012, where she won a bronze medal after losing in the semi-finals to eventual victor Nicola Adams.

Cape Town - South Africa have taken a significant step towards Commonwealth Games gold by beating Scotland in their final pool match on Saturday.

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