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Sunday, 11 August, 2002, 20:22 GMT 21:22 UK

RUGBY 7'S

Dominant Kiwis claim gold
New Zealand beat Fiji 33-15 to win sevens gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Fiji seal final spot
Fiji join New Zealand in the sevens final, consigning South Africa to a play-off for bronze against Samoa.

Samoa shock Australia
Samoa stun Australia to join New Zealand, South Africa and Fiji in the sevens semi-finals.

All Blacks send Scots crashing
New Zealand's 26-12 win over Scotland sees them qualify with a 100% record and knocks the Scots out.

England make quarters
England top Pool C to secure a quarter-final against Fiji, as Samoa also progress.

Australia show class
Australia's 19-12 win over Fiji means that both teams qualify for the rugby sevens last eight.

South Africa top group
South Africa beat Wales 19-12 to head Pool B but both teams advance to the quarter-finals.

BUILD-UP
Asselin cleared for Games
Canadian rugby sevens winger Fred Asselin is allowed to play at the Commonwealth Games despite taking a banned substance.

James blow for Wales
Lions star Dafydd James pulls out of Wales' Sevens squad at the Commonwealth Games because of injury.

Howley wants medal farewell
Scrum-half Robert Howley will wear a Wales shirt for the last time at the Commonwealth Games and intends to bow out in style.

Laidlaw's Sevens blow
Iain Fairley replaces the injured Clark Laidlaw in Scotland's Commonwealth Games rugby sevens squad.

All Blacks meet Red Devils
Defending rugby sevens champions New Zealand visit Manchester United's training ground.

Bulls pair lead Tonga's hopes
Lesley Vainikolo and Tevita Vaikona will spearhead Tonga's sevens challenge.

St Hilaire books sevens place
Marcus St Hilaire is named in the England squad for the Commonwealth sevens.

Roxburgh out of sevens
Kelso's Adam Roxburgh is forced to withdraw from Scotland's rugby sevens squad for the Commonwealth Games.

Forster named Welsh skipper
Newport's Jason Forster will lead the Wales sevens squad in Manchester.

Rush leads All Black challenge
Eric Rush is named captain of New Zealand's Commonwealth Games Sevens squad.

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