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Springbok Women's Sevens downed by Fiji

15 Dec 2019, 00:42 GMT+10

Cape Town - The Springbok Women's Sevens side have lost their third game at Cape Town Sevens, going down to Fiji in their final Pool A match.

Fiji ran in five tries to win 27-5, having led 17-0 at half-time.

South Africa managed a consolation try through Nadine Roos.

Imbokodo, an invitation team at the event, lost 40-0 to New Zealand on Friday evening and 31-12 to Russia earlier on Saturday.


South Africa

Tries: Nadine Roos


Tries: Roela Radiniyavuni, Asinate Savu, Lavenia Tinai, Vasiti Solikoviti (2)

Conversions: Lavenia Tinai

The Springbok Women's Sevens squad is (with World Series stats)

1. Rights Mkhari (on debut)

2. Christelene Steinhobel (two tournaments; 10 matches; 0 points)

3. Buhle Sonamzi (on debut)

4. Zintle Mpupha (captain; three tournaments; 15 matches, 25 points, five tries)

5. Zenay Jordaan (11 tournaments, 52 matches; 111 points, 13 tries, 23 conversions)

6. Meghan Phillips (on debut)

7. Eloise Webb (two tournaments, two points, one conversion)

8. Sizo Solontsi (on debut)

9. Nadine Roos (two tournaments; 10 matches, 32 points, six tries, one conversion)

10. Mathrin Simmers (seven tournaments; 36 matches; 30 points, six tries)

11. Catha Jacobs (on debut)

12. Liske Lategan (on debut)

13. Lusanda Dumke (on debut) - official reserve

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