Sevens

Blitzbokke hold off Kenya

2013-05-04 13:19
Paul Delport (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - The Blitzbokke started their Glasgow Sevens campaign on a high note after defeating Kenya 17-14 at Scotstoun Stadium on Saturday.

Paul Delport scored a brace, while speedster Cornal Hendricks also dotted down for South Africa, who led 12-7 at the break.

Willy Ambaka scored in the first half as Kenya briefly led 7-5, while Collins Injera claimed a late try to make the scoreline more respectable.

The South Africans face Canada (16:04 SA time) and Samoa (19:59) in their other group games later on Saturday.

Scorers:

South Africa:

Tries: Paul Delport (2), Cornal Hendricks
Conversion: Philip Snyman

Kenya:

Tries: Willy Ambaka, Collins Injera
Conversions: Biko Adema (2)

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