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Watch: New Zealand Sevens produce miracle in final minute

The All Black Sevens have taken out the final in Wellington against near-impossible odds, fighting back from a severe deficit to win over South Africa 24-21.

Fulltime: SAF 21 NZ 24

TRY! A miracle has unfolded. Webber goes over in the corner after a desperate last sortie upfield and it was Regan Ware who they can thank. His huge tackle at the other end made it all possible. Amazing scenes.

19 mins: SAF 21 NZ 19

TRY! Rieko Ioane goes in again after almost conspiring to stuff it up, trapped on the South African line for a minute. 

17 mins: SAF 21 NZ 12

YELLOW! TRY! Specman goes off for ten for a cynical kill of the ball and the following tap phase finishes out wide with Rieko Ioane. Two more scores needed still.

12 mins: SAF 21 NZ 7

TRY! An absolute clanger from SBW who throws an offload 30 out from his own line and its snaffled up. That's an unnecessary runaway try. 

Halftime: SAF 14 NZ 7

Sensational from Ioane as immediately after scoring one, he chases Specman down from halfway and tackles him out in the corner. What insane pace from a No.8!!

9 mins: SAF 14 NZ 7

TRY! NZ are back in the game as Joe Webber skafes across the field before hurling the pass three wide to Akira Ioane who charges down the right to score.

6 mins: SAF 14 NZ 0

TRY! It's gone from bad to worse for NZ as a downfield kick forces a five metre scrum and Rosko Specman easily saunters in. 

3 mins: SAF 7 NZ 0

TRY! Philip Snyman, the South African captain crashes over as they get the turnover in good field position. Not a great start at all as some sloppy play ensues.

We're off!

Players lined up for the anthems....

The Cup Final up next between New Zealand and South Africa.....

England v Fiji - Third place playoff

Fulltime: England can't match Fiji for try scoring prowess and they go down fighting 24-12.

Halftime: Two tries to one for the Fijians who have not been at their best.

Argentina v Australia - Plate Final

Fulltime: Australia has held off Argentina comfortably enough in the end winning 21-5. Two games to go at this years Wellington Sevens!

Halftime: Australia run in two tries to one to hold the upper hand after the first half. 14-5 to the Aussies.

Samoa v Scotland - Bowl Final

Fulltime: Samoa are too strong for the Scots who touch down after the final bell for a token seven-pointer. 19-7 in the end.

Halftime: Samoa clinging to a 7-0 lead in a tightly contested match up. Scotland showing a Sevens resurgence this year.

France v Russia - Shield Final

Fulltime: France win the Wellington Sevens Shield final 14-7 but not without a scare. Russia, a dark horse rugby nation?

Halftime: France showing their rugby clout leading 14-0 at the break.

South Africa v Fiji - Cup SF

Fulltime: Fiji threatened to score at least one but the turnover ended up in the wrong hands and this has been some boil over. 31-0.

Halftime: South Africa with the help of some stunning tries lead by 12-0 at the halftime hooter. Fiji facing a hollow evening.

Who's going to meet NZ in the final??

Fulltime: NZ 25 England 5

TRY! Ardie Savea goes 60 metres with white jersies hanging off him, his offload giving Rieko Ioane a clear run. Dominant performance.

13 mins: NZ 20 England 5

TRY! England's Jack wilson, a former NZ rep goes in for a consolation try.

9 mins: NZ 20 England 0

TRY! Kurt Baker gets on the outside of his man and scores the fourth with a clean set of heels. Great start to second half.

6 mins: NZ 15 England 0

TRY! England look like boys against men as Akira Ioane monsters his tackler, finally getting scragged enough to offload to SBW who dives over in the corner.

4 mins: NZ 10 England 0

TRY! Lam has a double but he can put that down to Akira Ioane shunting off a meek English tackle. 

1 min: NZ 5 England 0

TRY! Ben Lam! Had two men to beat and he treated them like tissue paper, fending both off to cruise off to the try line. Too easy.

Next up is New Zealand v England!

Australia v USA - Plate SF

Fulltime: Australia hold off a spirited USA outfit in the second half to win 17-5. Argentina wait in the plate final.

Halftime: Disaster for USA's Kevin Swiryn who did serious damage to his knee while his team mates rallied to be only 12-5 down at the break.

Argentina v Kenya - Plate SF

Fulltime: Too fast and too strong, the Pumas Sevens run in three second half tries to seal the win 35-14.

Halftime: Argentina score on the halftime siren to pinch the 14-7 lead.

Samoa v Canada - Bowl SF

Fulltime: Samoa run away with the semi final and line up against Scotland later this evenig after their 26-7 demo of Canada.

Halftime: Samoa lead 12-7 at the break thanks to a timely try on the hooter.

Scotland v Japan - Bowl SF

Fulltime: Fijian import Joe Nayacavou streaks away and scores the extra-time winner for Scotland. 31-26 in a thriller.

Halftime: Lots of points in this one and Scotland lead 19-14 over Japan. 

Russia v Wales - Shield SF

Fulltime: Russia do a number on Wales and keep them to nothing. 17-0 and never in danger of being reined in.

Halftime: Two tries to nought and Russia are on target to get their first win of the weekend. 12 zip over the Welsh!

France v Portugal - Shield SF

Fulltime: France steal it at the death with a helter skelter series of plays that was too hard to defend. 22-17 to Les Bleus lite.

Halftime: Portugal have used their opportunities and field position well, taking the 12-10 lead into the break.

Fiji v USA - Cup QF

Fulltime: The pedigree came through in the end an Fiji prevail 21-12 with a late try to the Yanks making it appear closer.

Halftime: The Fijians are up by the slimmest of margins. A late runaway try offsetting Carlin Isles' effort and they lead 7-5.

South Africa v Australia - Cup QF

Fulltime: South Africa far too good in the end, the Australians scoring a try with time up on the clock. End result, 26-14.

Halftime: South Africa enjoy the 12-7 halftime buffer.

England v Argentina

Full time: Argentina go down 33-7.

Halftime: England lead Argentina 19-7 at the break.

New Zealand v Kenya

Full time: NZ are into the Cup semi final after demolishing Kenya 36-0, dominating possession and territory. 

TRY! Regan Weir does it himself coming up with a great turnover and sprinting away score untouched. NZ lead 36-0.

TRY! Tim Mikkelson has scored his second try off another well worked set move.

TRY! Kurt Baker has scored over in the corner with NZ throwing sublime passes to find Baker free on the side line. NZ lead 24-0 at the break.

TRY! Ben Lam has done excellent to suck in defenders and has sent Joe Webber away for another try after a smart offload. NZ in front 19-0.

TRY! Tim Mikkelson has scored New Zealand's second try under the posts. NZ in good shape early on with a 14-0 lead over Kenya.

TRY! Akira Ioane has scored his fourth try of the tournament off a sweetly timed set play by the New Zealand Sevens team creating. The conversion is good from the side line, NZ in front 7-0.

Samoa v Wales

Full time: Samoa win it in extra time 29-24.

We are going into to extra time with Wales doing exceptionally well to comeback and level things at 24-24.

Halftime: Samoa have piled on the points with a halftime lead of 24-0 over the Welsh.

Canada v Russia

Full time:  Canada have dominated Russia and won the match with ease, 35-12.

Halftime: Canada lead Russia 21-5 at the break.

France v Japan

Full time: Japan have come from behind to beat France 19-14.

Halftime: France lead at the break 14-0.

Scotland v Portugal

The Scots have outmuscled Portugal to win 29-12.

New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams scores his first international sevens try, Day1, HSBC World Sevens Series, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. Saturday, 30 January, 2016. Copyright photo: John Cowpland / www.photosport.nz
New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams scores his first international sevens try in Day 1 of the HSBC World Sevens Series in Wellington. Source: Photosport

Scotland lead Portugal 17-0 at the break.

Brothers Akira and Rieko Ioane are proving to be real strike weapons for Sir Gordon Tietjens' side with the pair playing pivotal roles in their team's unbeaten run on day one of the tournament.

Sonny Bill Williams had a solid debut despite gifting South Africa a try in last night's final pool match, but he made up for his mistake coming up with a magical offload for Joe Webber to score and seal the win for New Zealand.

Ardie Savea was another stand out, particularly in the breakdown and on defence.

New Zealand's win over South Africa was an important one with South Africa now squaring up against Australia in the Cup quarter final.

Fiji will be the team to look out for after they dismantled every opponent with relative ease, showing off their flair and ability to shift the ball and attack from anywhere on the park.