Sevens

Blitzboks off to flying start in Hong Kong

2018-04-06 13:30
Dewald Human (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens team started their Hong Kong Sevens campaign on a high note by thrashing South Korea 45-0 on Friday.

The Blitzboks, who led 26-0 at the break, ran in seven tries against their hapless opponents.

This is a second-string South African team, with the first-choice side on Commonwealth Games duty on Australia's Gold Coast.

In their other Pool C matches on Saturday, the Blitzboks face Scotland (06:22 SA time) and England (10:24).

South African scorers:

Tries: Ryan Oosthuizen (2), Zain Davids, Muller du Plessis, Heino Bezuidenhout, Mfundo Ndhlovu, Mosolwa Mafuma

Conversions: Dewald Human (3), Selvyn Davids (2)

The Springbok Sevens squad:

1. Heino Bezuidenhout
2. Ryan Oosthuizen
3. Zain Davids
4. Marco Labuschagne
5. Mosolwa Mafuma
6. James Murphy
7. Selvyn Davids
8. Dewald Human (captain)
9. Rhyno Smith
10. Stedman Gans
11. Muller du Plessis
12. Mfundo Ndhlovu
13. Sandile Ngcobo*

*Official replacement player

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