BlitzBokke set for Samoan showdown

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:52
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The BiltzBokke have been drawn into a tough pool for the Dubai Sevens, the second round of the IRB Sevens World Series on November 29-30.

After their Cup win at the first round of the series on Australia’s Gold Coast, New Zealand are the top seed and head Pool A, while runners-up Australia, third-placed England and the fourth semi-finalist South Africa head the remaining pools.

After their ominous win at the Gold Coast Sevens New Zealand head Pool A and face matches against Kenya, France and Portugal on day one in Dubai.

Gold Coast runners-up Australia will play Wales, Scotland and Spain in Pool B.

England will once again face their former coach, Ben Ryan, after they were drew Fiji, Canada and USA in Pool C.

South Africa face tough matches in Pool D against Samoa, Argentina and Russia.

After the opening round of the series, defending champions New Zealand lead with 22 points from second-placed Australia (19) and England lie third under new coach Simon Amor (17) ahead of South Africa (15) and Fiji (13).