Sevens

Blitzboks too good for Canada in Singapore

2019-04-13 10:05
Kurt-Lee Arendse
Kurt-Lee Arendse (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The Blitzboks outclassed Canada in their second Pool A encounter of the Singapore Sevens at the National Stadium on Saturday.

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The Blitzboks won 36-0 after leading 10-0 at half-time.

Neil Powell's men scored six tries through Justin Geduld, Ryan Oosthuizen, skipper Siviwe Soyizwapi, Sakoyisa Makata and a brace by Kurt-Lee Arendse

Meanwhile, a solid South African defence prevented Canada from bothering the scoreboard.

Earlier in the day, the Blitzboks defeated Scotland 36-10 in their opening Pool A encounter.  

The Blitzboks will play their final Pool A fixture against Fiji (13:28 SA time).

Scorers:

South Africa

Tries: Justin Geduld, Ryan Oosthuizen, Siviwe Soyizwapi, Kurt-Lee Arendse (2), Sakoyisa Makata

Conversions: Branco du Preez, Selvyn Davids (2)

Blitzboks squad:

1. Ryan Oosthuizen (14 tournaments, 66 matches, 70 points, 14 tries)

2. Sako Makata (3 tournaments, 12 matches, 0 points) 

3. Impi Visser (7 tournaments, 39 matches, 35 points, seven tries)

4. Chris Dry (67 tournaments; 336 matches, 465 points, 93 tries) 

5. Werner Kok (44 tournaments, 223 matches, 500 points, 100 tries)

6. Kurt-Lee Arendse (2 tournaments, 6 matches, 5 points)

7. Branco du Preez (68 tournaments, 344 matches, 1238 points; 90 tries, 391 conversions, 1 penalty, 1 drop goal)

8. Selvyn Davids (12 tournaments, 58 matches, 250 points, 28 tries, 55 conversions)

9. Justin Geduld (43 tournaments; 222 matches, 916 points - 97 tries, 214 conversions, 1 penalty)

10. Stedman Gans (16 tournaments, 74 matches, 110 points, 22 tries)

11. Siviwe Soyizwapi (captain; 25 tournaments, 129 matches, 395 points, 79 tries)

12. Angelo Davids (1 tournament, 5 matches, 0 points)

13. James Murphy (3 tournaments, 12 matches, 0 points) – travelling reserve

 

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