Cape Town - Following their third place finish at this past
weekend’s Singapore Sevens, two Springbok Sevens players were named in the
Dream Team for the tournament.
The Blitzboks defeated Argentina 28-0 in the Bronze Final
after suffering an agonising semi-final loss to Fiji on Sunday.
The Fijians scored two late tries to break South African
hearts with a 26-21 win.
Kenya, who lost to South Africa in pool play, stunned Fiji
in the Cup Final, winning 30-7 to claim their maiden World Rugby Sevens Series
South Africans Seabelo Senatla and Kwagga Smith cracked the
nod for the Singapore Dream Team, which also included Fijians Jasa Veremalua
and Kitione Taliga, Kenya’s Willy Ambaka, France’s Virimi Vakatawa and
Argentina’s Axel Muller.
Following their bronze prize, the Blitzboks also moved back
into second position on the World Rugby Sevens Series standings.
South Africa’s quarter-final win over New Zealand secured
them second spot (139 points) as it moved them past the Kiwis (135 points).
The Fijians are still leading on 147 points, with two
tournaments in Paris (May 13-15) and London (May 21-22) left.
The Blitzboks, meanwhile, were drawn in a so-called 'Pool of Death' for the Paris Sevens event. They head Pool C where they will face Australia, England and Brazil.