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The joy and despair of Dubai’s rugby party

Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens

Cup final: Fiji 29 South Africa 17

Third place play-off: New Zealand 17 England 14

Plate final: Argentina 21 Wales 5

Bowl final: Portugal 12 Australia 17

Shield final: Spain 12 France 28

Top points scorers:

40 — Colin Gregor (Scotland)

35 — Emosi Mulevoro (Fiji), Samisoni Viriviri (Fiji)

33 — Dan Bibby (England)

31 — Branco du Preez (South Africa), Philip Mack (Canada), Ramiro Moyano (Argentina)

Most tries:

7 — Samisoni Viriviri (Fiji)

5 — Julien Candelon (France), James Davies (Wales), Lewis Holland (Australia), Benito Masilevu (Fiji), Ramiro Moyano (Argentina), Tulolo Tulolo (Samoa)

HSBC Sevens World Series points:

Fiji 22, South Africa 19, New Zealand 17, England 15, Argentina 13, Wales 12, Kenya 10, Scotland 10, Australia 8, Portugal 7, Samoa 5, Canada 5, France 3, Spain 2, US 1, Russia 1

World Series standings (after 2 of 9 rounds):

1 New Zealand 39pts, 2 Fiji 35, 3 South Africa 34, 4 England 32, 5 Australia 27, 6= Kenya, Wales 22, 8 Argentina 18, 9= Samoa, Scotland 15, 11 Canada 12, 12 France 11, 13 Portugal 9, 14 US 4, 15 Spain 3, 16= Russia, Tonga 1

Next stop: South Africa, December 7-8