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Blitzbokke draw host nation

2012-04-01 21:39

Johannesburg - The International Rugby Board on Sunday confirmed the pool draw for round eight of the Sevens World Series, to be played at Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland on May 5 and 6.

The draw was made before the Cup final of the Tokyo Sevens, the seventh round of the 2011/12 season.

Hosts Scotland have been handed a tough draw against home nation rivals Wales, South Africa and Russia in Pool D.

As Tokyo winners, Australia head Pool A in Glasgow and face opening matches against England, USA and Kenya.

Tokyo runners-up Samoa will play New Zealand, France and Spain in Pool B.

In Pool C, series contenders Fiji will start with games against Argentina, Portugal and Zimbabwe.

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