Blitzboks struggle to get going in Las Vegas

2019-03-02 06:52
Branco du Preez
Branco du Preez (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The Blitzboks could not muster a win in their second game of the Las Vegas Sevens as they shared the spoils with invitational team, Chile on Saturday morning.

The Blitzboks drew 5-5 after leading 5-0 at half-time.

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The Blitzboks struggled to put the pressure on the South American side as they couldn't get past a solid Chile defence. 

Branco du Preez scored the lone try for the South African side as Benjamin De Vidts replied with the equaliser.

Earlier on Saturday morning, Neil Powell's charges defeated Japan after a blistering second-half in their opening Pool C clash, as they won 26-0.

The final Pool C match will take place on Sunday against England at 00:10 SA time.


South Africa

Try: Branco du Preez


Try: Benjamin De Vidts


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