2 Blitzboks crack nod for LA Sevens Dream Team

2020-03-02 09:36

Cape Town - Two Blitzboks - Stedman Gans and JC Pretorius - have cracked the nod for the Dream Team named after the Los Angeles Sevens.

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South Africa won the event after a stunning comeback win over Fiji where they overhauled a 19-0 deficit to win 29-24 in extra time.

The rest of the Dream Team comprises three Fijians (Asaeli Tuivuaka, Sevuloni Mocenacagi and Napolioni Bolaca), one Australian (Lachie Miller) and one American (Carlin Isles).

The Blitzboks are second on the overall standings, now trailing leaders New Zealand by only four points.

The South Africans were pooled in a tough Pool A alongside England, Argentina and Japan for this weekend's Canada Sevens in Vancouver.

Pools for Canada Sevens (March 7-8):

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

- Compiled by Herman Mostert


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