Mon, 27 Jan 2020

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have topped Pool D at the Dubai Sevens with a gritty win against England on Friday.

MATCH CENTRE: Dubai Sevens

The Blitzboks won 19-14, after trailing 14-5 at the break.

This result sees the Blitzboks taking on Argentina in the Cup quarter-finals at 09:58 SA time.

The South Africans scored three times through Ryan Oosthuizen and a superb brace by Justin Geduld.

Selvyn Davids landed two conversions to seal their win.

Meanwhile, the English replied with two tries by Ollie Lindsay-Hague and Dan Norton.

Daniel Bibby converted both tries.

Earlier on Friday, Neil Powell's men cruised past Spain with a 35-5 win and edged Kenya 17-12 in their first match.

Scorers:

South Africa

Tries: Ryan Oosthuizen, Justin Geduld (2)

Conversions: Selvyn Davids (2)

England

Tries: Ollie Lindsay-Hague, Dan Norton

Conversions: Daniel Bibby (2)

Dubai Cup quarter-finals (All SA time)

Australia v Samoa - 09:14

New Zealand v USA - 09:36

South Africa v Argentina - 09:58

France v England - 10:20

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