Sevens

Blitzbokke off to fast start

2014-12-05 07:22
Werner Kok (Getty Images)
Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens team got their Dubai Sevens campaign off to a fast start with a 36-0 win over Portugal on Friday.

The Blitzbokke, who led 21-0 at the break, ran in six tries in a clinical performance against a hapless Portugal side.

Werner Kok was impressive, bagging a hat-trick of tries.

In later games on Friday, South Africa will face Canada (10:00 SA time) and Wales (14:08).

The South Africans will be eager to improve in this weekend's event after a slow start to their Sevens World Series campaign at Australia's Gold Coast in October, when they finished fourth after losing the third place playoff game 19-0 to England.

Scorers:

South Africa:


Tries: Werner Kok (3), Seabelo Senatla, Cecil Afrika, Philip Snyman
Conversions: Branco du Preez (3)

Portugal: 0

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