Dubai Sevens wrap, Day 1

The Springbok Sevens side won all three of their pool matches on Day 1.

The Boks led Canada 12-0 at the break through tries by captain Neil Powell and Renfred Dazel, who both scored against soon after the break. Danwel Demas capped off a fine performance with the South Africans’ fifth try.

Tunisia were thrashed 42-10, with Fabian Juries and Demas scoring two tries apiece. Juries then scored a hat-trick in the Boks 22-10 win over England.

RESULTS
POOL A
Match 1: New Zealand 41-5 Scotland
Match 2: France 26-0 Arabian Gulf
Match 9: New Zealand 64-0 Arabian Gulf
Match 10: France 12-17 Scotland
Match 17: Scotland 27-5 Arabian Gulf
Match 21: New Zealand 21-19 France

POOL B
Match 3: Fiji 31-19 Argentina
Match 4: Australia 28-21 Zimbabwe
Match 11: Fiji 34-5 Zimbabwe
Match 12: Australia 12-19 Argentina
Match 18: Argentina 12-7 Zimbabwe
Match 22: Fiji 46-12 Australia

POOL C
Match 5: Samoa 24-19 Kenya
Match 6: Wales 22-7 USA
Match 13: Samoa 29-0 USA
Match 14: Wales 12-14 Kenya
Match 19: Kenya 12-7 USA
Match 23: Samoa 19-14 Wales

POOL D
Match 7: South Africa 31-5 Canada
Match 8: England 27-12 Tunisia
Match 15: South Africa 42-0 Tunisia
Match 16: England 24-24 Canada
Match 20: Canada 24-19 Tunisia
Match 24: South Africa 22-10 England