Sevens

Blitzboks off to a flyer at LA Sevens

Werner Kok (Getty)
Werner Kok (Getty)

Cape Town - The Blitzboks opened their LA Sevens campaign with a victory against Kenya at Dignity Health Sports Park in California on Saturday.

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The Blitzboks won 31-5 after leading 12-5 at half-time.

South Africa scored five tries through Angelo Davids, JC Pretorius, Werner Kok, Muller du Plessis and Branco Du Preez. Selvyn Davids and Cecil Afrika added a conversion a piece.

Kenya could only reply with a sole try by Willy Ambaka.

On Sunday, the Blitzboks will take on Canada at 00:53 SA time and then will tackle Ireland at 05:05 SA time.

Scorers:

South Africa

Tries: Angelo Davids, JC Pretorius, Werner Kok, Muller du Plessis, Branco Du Preez  

Conversion: Selvyn Davids, Cecil Afrika  

Kenya

Try: Willy Ambaka 

- Compiled by Lynn Butler

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