Sevens

Senatla joins '200-club' as Blitzboks beat France

2017-12-09 17:30
Seabelo Senatla (Supplied)

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens team continued their unbeaten start to their 2017/18 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Cape Town campaign with victory over France in their second match on Saturday.

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The Blitzboks won 31-5, after leading 7-5 at half-time.

Earlier, the Blitzboks thrashed Russia 40-5.

Speedster Seabelo Senatla picked up his 200th try to join an exclusive club which currently consists of Dan Norton (England, 272), Collins Injera (Kenya, 246), Santiago Gomez Cora (Argentina, 230) and Ben Gollings (England, 220).

Later on Saturday the Blitzboks will complete their opening day duties against Kenya at 19:56.

Kenya beat Russia 34-0, but lost to France 21-14 in their two Pool A matches.

Scorers:

South Africa

Tries: Kwagga Smith, Philip Snyman, Chris Dry, Seabelo Senatla, Ruhan Nel

Conversions: Branco du Preez (2), Cecil Afrika

France

Try: Stephan Parez

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