Sevens

Blitzboks off to flying start in Sydney

Rosko Specman (Gallo Images)
Rosko Specman (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Blitzboks started their Sydney Sevens campaign on a high note with a comprehensive thrashing of minnows Papua New Guinea on Friday morning (SA time). 

The Springbok Sevens side won 50-0, after leading 21-0 at the break.

The Blitzboks dominated from start to finish and ran in eight tries, with speedster Rosko Specman claiming a hat-trick. 

On Saturday, the South Africans complete their Pool C schedule with matches against Spain (06:03 SA time) and England 09:14 (SA time).

The knockout rounds will be played on Sunday. 

Scorers:

South Africa

Tries: Rosko Specman (3), Ruhan Nel (2), Seabelo Senatla, Stedman Gans, Cecil Afrika

Conversions: Justin Geduld (4), Afrika

Papua New Guinea

Nil

LIVE scoring from the Sydney Sevens

Results from the first day of the World Rugby Sevens Series third leg in Sydney on Friday:

Pool A

New Zealand 61 Russia 0

Fiji 31 Samoa 5

Pool B

Argentina 7 Kenya 5

France 31 Wales 12

Pool C

South Africa 50 Papua New Guinea 0

England 22 Spain 10

Pool D

Scotland 52 Canada 5

Australia 26 USA 19

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England 204 & 15/0 (10 ov)
West Indies 318
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