Sevens

Blitzboks on track after Scotland triumph

2018-04-07 06:51
Zain Davids (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens team have cruised to victory against Scotland in their Pool C encounter at the Hong Kong Sevens on Saturday.

The Blitzboks, who led 14-10 at the break, won 31-17.

Springbok Sevens stand-in coach Marius Schoeman's charges ran in five tries against their Scottish counterparts.

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

In their first Pool C match on Friday, the Blitzboks romped to a 45-0 victory over South Korea.

Later on Saturday, the Blitzboks face England (10:24) in their final Pool C encounter.

Scorers:

South Africa

Tries: Zain Davids (2), Stedman Gans, Muller du Plessis, Marco Labuschagne

Conversions: Dewald Human (2), Selvyn Davids

Scotland

Tries: Darcy Graham, George Horne, Glenn Bryce

Conversions: Home

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

Read more on:    world rugby sevens series  |  rugby
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