CAPE TOWN – New Zealand have won the Cape Town Sevens, beating Argentina 38-14 in the final played at Cape Town Stadium on Sunday evening.
New Zealand quickly raced into a 14-0 lead in 4th minute with converted tries by Joe Ravouvou and Vilimoni Koroi.
Argentina kept themselves in the contest with a converted try on the stroke of half-time from Lautaro Bazan Velez as the teams entered the break at 14-7.
The second half belonged to New Zealand, however, as further tries followed from captain, Tim Mikkelson and Regan Ware (2) saw them race into a massive lead.
Argentina scored a consolation try through Luciano Gonzalez but New Zealand put the match beyond doubt with a final score from Sione Molia.
Tries: Joe Ravouvou, Vilimoni Koroi, Tim Mikkelson, Regan Ware (2), Sione Molia
Conversions: Andrew Knewstubb (3), Isaac Tamaki
Tries: Lautaro Bazan Velez, Luciano Gonzalez
Conversions: Lautaro Bazan Velez (2)
PHOTO: Vilimoni Koroi (Gallo Images)