Injuries vex Blitzboks

2015-12-09 06:00

THE Springbok Sevens team are sweating about the availability of star duo Werner Kok and Cecil Afrika.

Kok, World Rugby’s Sevens Player of the Year last season, injured his knee during the Dubai Sevens event this past weekend, while Afrika injured his hamstring.

The duo underwent medical tests on Monday (07/12) to determine their availability for this weekend’s event in Cape Town.

After losing 21-19 to the USA in the cup quarter finals in Dubai, the Blitzboks reached the plate final, in which they beat Australia 19-14.

The Cape Town Sevens draw for Saturday (12/12) is:

  • Pool A: Fiji, Argentina, Scotland, Russia
  • Pool B: England, South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe
  • Pool C: USA, Australia, Wales, Portugal
  • Pool D: New Zealand, Samoa, France, Canada – Sport24

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