SA Sevens teams chase glory in Dubai

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· Springbok Sevens looking for improvement
· Broadcast details of live matches
· Social media information

Three South African Sevens representative teams will be in action over the next three days in a festival of international Sevens rugby action in Dubai.

The Blitzboks take to the field on Friday morning (5 December) in Round 2 of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, hoping to improve on their fourth place in Round 1 at the Gold Coast in October. Their pool opponents are Portugal, Canada and Wales.

The SA Sevens Academy side warmed up for their participation at the Dubai Invitational event with a convincing Cup win last week in Harare. Their group opponents are Georgia, Poland and The Royals.

The Springbok Women’s Sevens are also in Dubai competing in the Women’s Sevens World Series, which concludes on Friday. The team suffered defeats against Australia and France and secured a 17-17 draw against Spain earlier on Thursday.

SuperSport 6 will broadcast all the Dubai Sevens (World Series) live from 07h00 on Friday. Follow the progress of the Blitzboks and the other two South Africans teams on Twitter @Blitzboks and the Springbok Fan Page on Facebook at

Follow the Women’s active live from Dubai via live streaming at

The SA Sevens Academy (Samurai) fixtures on Friday at the Dubai Invitational (SA time; Dubai 2 hours ahead of SA) are:
09h28 vs Georgia
11h40 vs Poland
15h30 vs The Royals

The Springbok Sevens fixtures on Friday at the Dubai Sevens (SA times):
07h00 – vs Portugal
10h00 – vs Canada
14h08 – vs Wales

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