The Springbok Sevens team will meet Scotland in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on Sunday morning (SA time) after a commanding 45-7 win over Ireland earlier on Day One of the worldwide showpiece. "We got everything that you could possibly dream of. Hopefully we can do well, put in a good performance so those new to rugby can get really excited about it", he said.
Sione Molia scored two of New Zealand's five tries in the men's final, while Joe Ravouvou also scored one to solidify his spot as the tournament's joint leading tryscorer, before being named tournament MVP. "We have prepared well and know we need to be at our best if we are going to win", said Goss.
Samoa cut the deficit to just two points at the start of the second half thanks to a Tuatagaloa try, but a second yellow for the Samoan meant they would go the remainder of the match with six men.
France's reward for their upset of Australia is a meeting with mighty New Zealand on Saturday in the last eight.
Kenya led 14-0 at halftime but a recharged Scotland had other plans in the second half capitalizing on faded Kenyan mental strength for a kill in the last play to finish it off. Furthermore, Australia defeated the United States in the third-place game to win the bronze medal.
Portia Woodman, the top scorer on the global sevens circuit this season with 43 tries, opened her World Cup account with a brace of tries in a one-sided 57-0 rout of Mexico at AT&T Park.
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Woodman also chipped in with another brace as New Zealand showed no mercy to an Irish team who had earlier eliminated England 19-14 in the first round.
The USA will now face England for a place in the semi-finals on Saturday.
France had earlier dug deep to overcome Australia 19-12 in a thrilling semi-final while the indomitable Kiwis came from behind to defeat a spirited United States of America side 26-21.
Australia progressed with wins over Papua New Guinea and Spain.
South Africa will play England in the semi-final.
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