Sevens

Double win for Blitzboks in Wellington

Neil Powell (Gallo Images)
Neil Powell (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have got their Wellington Sevens campaign off to a winning start, beating Scotland and Russia in impressive fashion.

Neil Powell's men accounted for Scotland 28-5 in their opener, before thrashing a hapless Russia side, 54-0.

The Blitzboks will take on hosts New Zealand at 09:30 (SA time) to determine who tops Pool A.

New Zealand beat Russia 38-7 in their first match and then were far too good for Scotland, winning 27-7.

Results from the first two rounds of Pool matches on Saturday in the Wellington Sevens, the third leg of the 10-leg World Rugby Sevens Series:

Pool A

South Africa 28 Scotland 5
New Zealand 38 Russia 7
South Africa 54 Russia 0
New Zealand 27 Scotland 7

Pool B

Argentina 19 Wales 12
Fiji 45 Japan 7
Argentina 31 Japan 14
Fiji 33 Wales 7

Pool C

France 14 England 17
USA 24 Samoa 20
France 28 Samoa 12
England 19 USA 5

Pool D

Kenya 31 Canada 7
Australia 19 Portugal 12
Kenya 26 Portugal 5
Australia 26 Canada 22

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England 204 & 15/0 (10 ov)
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