Title chase – NZ leads after Dubai victory

Fiji team captain Kalione Nasoko on attack against South Africa in the 5th place fi nal at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 Dubai 7s. Picture: MARTIN SERAS LIMA.

THE 2018/2019 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series moves to South Africa this weekend for the second stop of the opening leg of this new season.

The next tournament will be held in Cape Town this weekend with New Zealand leading the points standing after a powerful start in Dubai. The Kiwis after beating USA in the final in Dubai lead the series with 22 points, followed by USA on 19 points and England third with 17 points.

The Kalione Nasoko-captained Fiji team sits in fifth spot with 13 points after they beat South Africa 24-19 in the 5th place final.

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