Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens

The men’s side were overpowered in the last-16 tie.

South Africa's Justin Geduid and Ireland John O'Donnell South Africa's Justin Geduid gets over the line despuite the attentions of John O'Donnell. Source: Inpho/Billy Stickland

SOUTH AFRICA DEMOLISHED Ireland’s men’s team 45-7 in San Francisco overnight.

The World Series champions dominated the Irish side to book their quarter-final spot.

The Boks led 19-0 at the half-time with Terry Kennedy scoring the only Irish try late on.

Earlier, Ireland had overcome Chile 17-12 in their pre-round of 16 match-up.

Ireland will now face Kenya in the Challenge quarter-final tonight while the women’s side take on Russia.

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