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Giant killers on the run

By ILAITIA TURAGABECI
Saturday, December 01, 2012

Update: 2:51AM PORTUGAL, the underdog of pool C at the 2012 Dubai Sevens, kicked a penalty to edge England and secure a quarter-final spot.

The shocking defeat of Ben Ryans England, relegated to the plate in a thrilling 21-22 encounter, gave the Portugese heart going into Day Two.

Portugal captain Frederico Oliveira was ecstatic, saying they took their chances and it paid off.

The side beat South Africa, leading 10-7 and losing 10-12 at the final whistle, for the first time.





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