Sevens stars set for Dubai

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:31
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The BlitzBoks have been pooled with Scotland and the USA for the first leg of the 2016/2017 World Sevens Series in Dubai.

The BlitzBoks, who won the bronze medal at the recent Rio Olympics, will also face a to-be-confirmed team in Pool B.

In Pool A, Olympic gold medallists and Sevens Series champions Fiji will come up against Argentina, Wales and Canada.

On paper Pool C seems to be the toughest with New Zealand, England, Samoa and Russia doing battle against each other. Pool D has Australia, Kenya, Japan and France in it.

The Dubai Sevens takes place on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.

Dubai Sevens Pools:

Pool A: Fiji, Argentina, Canada, Wales
Pool B: South Africa, USA, Scotland, 16th team
Pool C: New Zealand, England, Samoa, Russia
Pool D: Australia, Kenya, France, Japan

The 2016/17 World Sevens Series schedule:

Dubai - December 2-3
Cape Town - December 10-11
Wellington - January 28-29
Sydney - February 4-5
Las Vegas - March 3-5
Vancouver - March 11-12
Hong Kong - April 7-9
Singapore - April 15-16
Paris - May 13-14
London - May 20-21

Source: worldrugby.org

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