NZ men's sevens in World Cup final

Tim Walsh won't offer any excuses for his side's poor showing in San Francisco

Tim Walsh won't offer any excuses for his side's poor showing in San Francisco

While Scotland's men edged past Kenya 31-26 in the round of 16 to set up a quarter-final date with a fierce looking South African side who were imperious in their 45-7 win over Ireland.

The Eagles next play England in the Championship Cup quarterfinals on Saturday.

New Zealand is poised to complete a remarkable double-double at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco.

South Africa also impressed in defeating Ireland 45-7, with Siviwe Soyizwapi scoring four tries and Justin Geduld bagging a brace.

The New Zealanders overcame England 33-12 to retain the title in San Francisco. Lucas Hammond scored the lone try for Canada, while Hirayama added the conversion.

It was tough going all weekend for Lewis Holland and the Australians

With just hours remaining for Fiji's first game at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, coach Gareth Baber knows how important it is that the team deliver this weekend.

Meanwhile, World Rugby has named Sarah Goss, Michaela Blyde and Portia Woodman in a women's Dream Team.

England will play New Zealand in the final (02:53 SA time on Monday) in a repeat of the 2013 showpiece clash, while the Blitzboks will face Fiji (02:24 SA time) in the battle for bronze after the All Blacks were shock 22-17 winners in their semi-final against Fiji.

Naya Tapper scored two first-half tries as the hosts claimed a 21-5 halftime lead, but Russian Federation battled back to get within a score before Ilona Maher and Cheta Emba posted tries to ensure their semifinal showdown against New Zealand.

The Cup semis start at 7.40am Monday and Fiji will either meet South Africa, England or United States of America in the Final at 12.49pm Monday.

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