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Set you alarm: Blitzboks fixtures at Vancouver Sevens

The Blitzboks are in Vancouver, Canada this weekend for the next leg of the 2023/24 HSBC SVNS series. Here’s when they will be in action …

23-02-24 15:23
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Hong Kong Sevens update. Image: SA Rugby

The Blitzboks are in Vancouver, Canada this weekend for the next leg of the 2023/24 HSBC SVNS series.

The Vancouver stop is the fourth of eight in this season’s calendar.

The Springbok Sevens side find themselves in fifth place in the standings heading into the event at the BC Place stadium.

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The Blitzboks have been drawn in Pool C this weekend alongside New Zealand, Ireland and Great Britain.

Those teams are ranked sixth, fourth and 12th, respectively.

The Blitzboks will kick off their campaign against New Zealand on Friday, 23 February at 23:52 (SA time).

They will then take on Great Britain at 04:56 (SA time) on Saturday, 24 February, followed by their final pool match against Ireland at 23:05 (SA time) later that evening.

HSBC SVNS Vancouver pools

Pool A: Argentina, Canada, Fiji, Spain
Pool B: Australia, France, Samoa, USA
Pool C: South Africa, New Zealand, Ireland, Great Britain

POOL SCHEDULE – VANCOUVER

Friday, 23 February
New Zealand – 23:52

Saturday, 24 February
Great Britain – 04:56
Ireland – 23:05

BLITZBOKS SQUAD

#2 Ryan Oosthuizen – 46 tournaments, 210 points (42 tries)
#3 Impi Visser – 34 tournaments, 170 points (34 tries)
#4 Zain Davids – 44 tournaments, 190 points (38 tries)
#8 Selvyn Davids (captain) – 32 tournaments, 616 points (79 tries, 109 conversions, 1 penalty goal)
#9 Shaun Williams – 13 tournaments, 140 points (22 tries, 15 conversions)
#12 Shilton van Wyk – 16 tournaments, 155 points (31 tries)
#14 Rosko Specman – 32 tournaments, 431 points (79 tries, 18 conversions)
#19 David Brits – 1 tournament, 0 points
#21 Darren Adonis – 11 tournaments, 61 points (11 tries, 3 conversions)
#23 Justin Geduld – 56 tournaments, 1111 points (118 tries, 260 conversions, 1 penalty goal)
#24 Tristan Leyds – 1 tournament, 21 points (3 tries, 3 conversions)
#29 Ricardo Duarttee – 11 tournaments, 216 points (15 tries, 69 conversions, 1 penalty goal)
#35 Katlego Letebele – 3 tournaments, 0 points