NEWS ARTICLES
Springboks Sevens team into Cup quarters
February 01, 2013
Two defeats in the opening two matches of Pool C of the Wellington leg of the HSBC World Series, has put South Africa on the back foot, but they are in the Cup quarters of the competition.

They will face Kenya in the quarter-finals The BlitzBokke rebounded strongly when they played Wales, beating them 21-0. They needed to beat Wales by nine points or more to finish second in their pool and advance to the Cup quarter-finals.

An opening match defeat against Samoa (19-10) was followed by another dropped result against Canada (26-15), which left the Wales match as a last-gasp effort to make the Cup quarter-finals, together with Samoa, who has won all three their pool matches.

Wales have beaten Canada in their opening match and when Samoa eased past the Canadians it opened the door for Paul Treu’s side.

In other upsets earlier in the tournament, England and Scotland scored wins over New Zealand and Fiji respectively. Update to follow....

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
FNB Varsity Shield presented by Steinhoff International
Monday, February 02 2015
16:45 - FNB UWC vs FNB UKZN
UWC Sport Stadium, Bellville
19:00 - FNB TUT vs FNB UFH
TUT Stadium, Pretoria
HSBC Sevens World Series New Zealand
Friday, February 06 2015
01:00 - South Africa vs France
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
01:21 - USA vs Japan
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
01:42 - Australia vs Wales
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
02:03 - Fij vs Portugal
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
02:24 - Argentina vs Kenya
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
02:46 - Scotland vs Samoa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
03:08 - New Zealand vs Canada
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
03:30 - England vs Papa New Guinea
Westpac Stadium, Wellington

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