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South Africa wins Dubai Sevens, blanks NZ 15-0 in final

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) New Zealand was blanked in a final for the first time in 19 years when South Africa won their Dubai Sevens decider 15-0 on Saturday.

A first-half try by captain Siviwe Soyizwapi was added to after the interval by Chris Dry and replacement Seabelo Senatla. None were converted.

"We call ourselves a defence team, and we're proud of it," Soyizwapi said.