Paris Sevens: South African 'Blitzboks' seal overall title

South Africa lifts the World Rugby Sevens Series trophy at Stade Jean Bouin in Paris after beating Scotland 15-5 in the final.

Story highlights

  • South Africa clinches World Sevens title
  • Beats Scotland in Paris final
  • Fifth win from nine rounds

(CNN)The South Africa 'Blitzboks' were crowned HSBC World Rugby Sevens champions Sunday as they claimed the Paris title with a 15-5 victory over Scotland in the final.

The overall series win had been sealed by South Africa's 26-5 semifinal win over New Zealand, combined with England's 19-17 defeat to the Scots at the same stage.