Sevens

Blitzbokke v NZ in Glasgow

2015-04-07 13:05
Neil Powell (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The pools have been drawn for the penultimate round of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Glasgow, with England heading Pool A after winning in Tokyo.

According to the World Rugby website, after claiming a first title in more than two years, England are top seeds and head Pool A, while runners-up South Africa, third-placed Fiji and fourth semi-finalists Canada lead the remaining pools.

England will face France, Australia - the side they climbed above in the standings after victory in Tokyo to occupy the fourth spot in the race for Olympic qualification - and the 2015/16 series' new core side, Russia, in Pool A.

Current series leaders South Africa face third-ranked New Zealand, Samoa and Kenya in Pool B at the Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow.

Fiji, four points behind the Blitzbokke in the standings with two rounds remaining, will face hosts Scotland, Wales and Portugal in Pool C, while Canada await Japan, USA and Argentina in Pool D. 

The Glasgow Sevens, Round 8 of the HSBC Sevens World Series, will take place from May 9-10.

Read more on:    blitzbokke  |  sevens  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

Vote

Of the current crop of rugby commentators - across all languages - who is your favourite?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.