Defending champions South Africa win twice at USA Sevens

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His impressive play helped lead the United States of America into the cup final in Las Vegas, defeating Fiji 19-7 in the semifinal as he crossed the chalk twice.

The Springbok Sevens side will not be dwelling too much on their failure to successfully defend their title in Las Vegas and will rather look at what they need to do to return to winning ways in Vancouver this week.

That moved SA to 92 on the standings and extended their lead to 10 points over New Zealand‚ who could only end fifth in Las Vegas.

"Ja again when we review ourselves after a tournament it's never about the results, it's all about the effort and how the guys implement their individual roles in a tournament".

The South Africans had earlier lost 12-10 to Argentina in the Cup semi-finals.

It is the fourth time Kenya is failing to go past the main Cup quarterfinals.

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But a minute later, a costly missed tackle from Campbell allowed South Africa's Dylan Sage to score another try, which was all they needed to hold off Canada's late charge.

South Africa leads the overall series with 77 points after four events, followed by New Zealand (69), Fiji (62) and Australia (60).

"The one against Wales a slow start and we didn't perform like we would have liked to".

The USA beat Argentina 28-0 in the final after ousting Fiji 19-7 in the semis to become the fifth different victor in five tournaments this season.

They returned fired up and it showed in the scoreline, as de Carpentier bagged his second try as well as Bowen and Mitchell, who also scored five conversions, went over.

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