No Blitzboks in Hong Kong Dream Team

2019-04-08 10:01

Cape Town - No Blitzboks made the cut for the Dream Team announced after this past weekend's Hong Kong Sevens.

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The Springbok Sevens side lost 21-12 to the USA in the Hong Kong Cup quarter-finals, before also going down 19-17 to Argentina in the semi-final for 5th place.

Fiji, who won their fifth Hong Kong Sevens title in a row, have two players in the Dream Team in Meli Derenalagi and Jerry Tuwai, while the rest of the team consists of Samoan duo Tofatu Solia and Johnny Vaili, French pair Tavite Veredamu and Gabin Villiere, and Carlin Isles from the USA.

The USA currently lead the overall World Rugby Sevens Series standings with 131 points, ahead of Fiji by sevens points.

New Zealand are third on 118 points, with South Africa fourth on 99.


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