Justin Geduld scored the opening try against Scotland in the quarter-final. Photo: @Blitzboks via Twitter

CAPE TOWN – The Blitzboks beat Scotland 21-12 in the Cup quarterfinal to book a last-four spot against Fiji.

Kyle Brown led the Blitzboks after skipper Philip Snyman was ruled out with injury. The scores were tied at 7-all at the break.

The Blitzboks ran three tries through Justin Geduld, Rosko Specman and Werner Kok.

Geduld succeeded with all three conversions to see the hosts to the semi-finals. 

Scotland got on the scoresheet through a brace by Sam Pecqueur, with Gavin Lowe adding the only onversion.

On Friday, the Blitzboks defeated Zimbabwe (43-0), Samoa (22-12) and lost to New Zealand (26-21) in their Pool A games.

The Blitzboks will face Fiji in the semi-final at 4.34pm.

Scorers:

South Africa

Tries: Justin Geduld, Rosko Specman,i Werne Kok

Conversions: Geduld (3)

Scotland

Tries: Sam Pecqueur (2)

Conversions: Gavin Lowe

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