Sevens

Blitzboks to face Australia, USA in Cape Town

2016-12-03 20:26
Neil Powell (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens team have been drawn in Pool A alongside Australia, USA and Russia for next weekend’s Cape Town Sevens event.

The draw was made after the Blitzboks beat Fiji 26-14 in Saturday’s Cup Final in Dubai to win the opening leg of the 2016/17 World Rugby Sevens series.

For their efforts, the South Africans took home 22 log points for the early lead in the standings.

They will be the defending champions at their home event at Cape Town Stadium.

Pools for the Cape Town Sevens:

Pool A: South Africa, Australia, USA, Russia
Pool B: Fiji, France, Kenya, Japan
Pool C: England, New Zealand, Argentina, Canada
Pool D: Wales, Scotland, Samoa, Uganda

The top five log positions after the opening tournament:

1. South Africa 22
2. Fiji 19
3. England 17
4. Wales 15
5. Australia 13

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