Blitzbokke comes up just short in London

London- The Blitzbokke lost with 26-27 in the Cup Final of the last leg in the HSBC Sevens World Series of 2015/16 at Twickenham on Sunday. Reports Piet Lategan.

The Blitzbokke scraped home with 21-19 against Argentina in the Cup quarterfinals before they priceeded to beat Fiji with 26-21 in the Cup semifinals. They then lost out to Scotland as they conceded two tries in the last two minutes and a lead of 11 points were thrown away.

Fiji finished in pole position on the Season Standings with 181 points while the Blitzbokke finished as runners-up on 171 points. New Zealand finished in third spot on 168 points. The season will now culminate with the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro that starts in August.

Pic: Blitzbokke