Mar 2016 1st Edition

Blitzbokke aim for the top

Written by Albert Pule
the blitzbokke celebrate a win at the world sevens series.The Blitzbokke will fight hard at the United States leg of the HSBC World Sevens Rugby Tournament to regain the top spot.

Currently, they are joint leaders with Fiji and New Zealand after four rounds. The second placed team is Australia, which is sitting on 54 points after four rounds.

The Las Vegas leg is scheduled for the 4 to 6 March 2016. The South African team is in Pool D and will battle it out with hosts United States, Wales and Canada.

South Africa’s rivals, Fiji and New Zealand will face off with their opponents in Pool A and Pool C respectively.

Fiji will play the only team from South America (Argentina) and will also play Samoa and France while New Zealand will play Kenya, Russia and Portugal.

The other pool will be made up of Australia, England, Japan and Scotland.

The Blitzbokke would likely use the current seven series as preparations for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil later this year. The sport is scheduled to make a debut at the 2016 games.

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