Blitzbokke beaten by Portugal

2012-11-30 13:27
Steven Hunt (File)
Cape Town - The South African Sevens team have crashed to a shock defeat to Portugal in their HSBC Sevens World Series clash in Dubai on Friday.

Portugal won 12-10 after leading 7-0 at half-time.

Portugal scored tries through Pedro Leal and Aderito Esteves, while Leal also added a conversion. The Blitzbokke replied with tries by Chris Dry and Philip Snyman.

In their first match, the Blitzbokke beat England 19-10, while Portugal went down 24-19 to Samoa in their opener.

The Blitzbokke will play Samoa in their final Pool C clash at 17:44 (SA time).

Read more on:    blitzbokke  |  sevens  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Who is your favourite South African rugby commentator - English or Afrikaans?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.