All Black Sevens to play off for gold

3:13 pm on 28 July 2021

The All Blacks Sevens will play defending champions Fiji for the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics tonight.

The All Blacks comfortably beat Great Britain 29-7 in the first semi-final while Fiji beat Argentina 26-14, after Fiji trailed 12-13 at halftime.

New Zealand co-captain Scott Curry was pleased with the side's semi-final effort.

Scott Curry dives in for a tiry. New Zealand v Great Britain,  Mens rugby sevens semi final, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Tuesday 27th July 2021. Mandatory credit: © John Cowpland /

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"That was a really clinical performance if I'm being honest. That first half we were so patient and backed our ball carriers, slowly working our way up the that was awesome from us," Curry told Sky .

"GB are a pretty good team and they have had a pretty tough buildup in terms of their campaign so for them to make a semi-final and push us is a credit to what they can do."

Curry said the plan now is try and relax as much as possible ahead of their final.

Haivng been part of the side in Rio that suffered a shock quarterfinal exit Curry was looking forward to the gold medal match.

"It is huge. It is what we came here for, to be in this position. We are really excited by the opportunity ahead of us now.

"We'll get a good nap in this afternoon in the A/C (air conditioning), cool down a bit and get ready for the next one."