SAfrica, NZ overcome defeats as Fiji roll on at Cape Town 7s

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Jerry Tuwai of Fiji, top, is lifted by Jasa Veremalua as Ed Jenkins of Australia, center right, contests in the Quarter Final during the second day of the Sevens World Series rugby tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015.  (AP Ph

Jerry Tuwai of Fiji, top, is lifted by Jasa Veremalua as Ed Jenkins of Australia, center right, contests in the Quarter Final during the second day of the Sevens World Series rugby tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. (AP Ph (Photo: Stephen Hindley)

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Rugby heavyweights South Africa and New Zealand overcame shock defeats on the opening day of the Cape Town Sevens to qualify for the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Host South Africa was beaten 14-12 by Kenya in its se

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