Watch: US powerhouse flattens two Kiwi defenders for super solo try as All Blacks Sevens knocked out in Cape Town

The All Blacks Sevens have been knocked out of the Cape Town Sevens Series in the semi-finals after being handed a big 31-12 defeat at the hands of the USA.

The Kiwi team earlier beat Australia 26-17 to set up the clash but were given a harsh reality check when they fell behind 19-0 by half time in the semi-final in South Africa.

USA's strong first half was capped off by a sensational solo try from Danny Barrett, who bumped off both Vilimoni Koroi and Amanaki Nicole in a 60m run to score.

With the loss, the All Blacks Sevens faced off with hosts South Africa in a rematch from Pool A for 3rd and 4th while Fiji and the Eagles battled it out for the Cup.

The New Zealand side beat the Blitzbokke in the first game 26-21 yesterday thanks to an extra-time game winner from Koroi but came up short this morning 10-5 to finish fourth.

The US felt the same misery, losing the Cup final for a second-straight Series event after Fiji claimed their first title in South Africa since 2005 with a convincing 29-15 win.

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