Easy Commonwealth Games pool for Blitzboks

2018-02-01 09:03
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Cape Town - The Blitzboks have been drawn in Pool A alongside Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast.

The sevens event takes place between April 13-15 at the Robina Stadium.

SASCOC earlier this week announced the South African Commonwealth Games squad for the event between April 4-15, but said the Springbok Sevens team would only be announced at the end of February.

Meanwhile, in the women’s event, South Africa was drawn in Pool A alongside New Zealand, Canada and Kenya.

Men’s pools for 2018 Commonwealth Games:

Pool A

South Africa, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia

Pool B

England, Australia, Samoa, Jamaica

Pool C

New Zealand, Canada, Kenya, Zambia

Pool D

Fiji, Wales, Uganda, Sri Lanka

Women’s pools for 2018 Commonwealth Games:

Pool A

South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, Kenya

Pool B

Australia, Fiji, England, Wales

SA women’s team: Nadine Roos, Eloise Webb, Unathi Mali, Rights Mkhari, Zintle Mpupha, Veroeshka Grain, Zenay Jordaan, Marithy Pienaar, Mathrin Simmers, Christelene Steinhobel, Chane Stadler and Zinthle Ndawonde

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