Sevens

Blitzboks to face Australia, USA in Cape Town

2016-12-03 20:26
Neil Powell (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens team have been drawn in Pool A alongside Australia, USA and Russia for next weekend’s Cape Town Sevens event.

The draw was made after the Blitzboks beat Fiji 26-14 in Saturday’s Cup Final in Dubai to win the opening leg of the 2016/17 World Rugby Sevens series.

For their efforts, the South Africans took home 22 log points for the early lead in the standings.

They will be the defending champions at their home event at Cape Town Stadium.

Pools for the Cape Town Sevens:

Pool A: South Africa, Australia, USA, Russia
Pool B: Fiji, France, Kenya, Japan
Pool C: England, New Zealand, Argentina, Canada
Pool D: Wales, Scotland, Samoa, Uganda

The top five log positions after the opening tournament:

1. South Africa 22
2. Fiji 19
3. England 17
4. Wales 15
5. Australia 13

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Of the current crop of rugby commentators - across all languages - who is your favourite?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.