England Win Plate Final in George
England Sevens recovered from a quarter final loss to South Africa to between first Samoa (19 - 20) and then Portugal (24 - 7) to win the Plate Final in the George leg of the iRB World Sevens Series. South Africa went on to win their home tournament beating New Zealand in the final. They now top the WSS rankings with two wins from two (40 pts) with NEw Zealand second (28 pts) and England joint third alonside Fiji (24 pts). The series now takes a break until 6/7 February where it resumes in Wellington, New Zealand before the fourth leg is held in San Diego, USA on 14/15 February.