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Solid start for SA Women in Vancouver
March 10, 2017
The Springbok Women’s Sevens recorded a solid start to the Vancouver Rugby Festival overnight on Thursday, winning two of their three matches in the Elite Women’s division at the UBC Rugby fields.

They registered an encouraging 24-10 victory against Canada’s Stars Rugby Women in their opening match, but went down 14-5 against the Maple Leafs in their second match.

The team coached by Renfred Dazel, however, finished the day on a strong note by defeating the USA Falcons 22-5. These results placed them in second place on the log table behind the Maple Leafs who advanced through the day unbeaten.

Dazel’s team will face all three teams again on Friday, with their first match being against the Stars Rugby Women, followed by the Maple Leafs and USA Falcons.

The top two teams on the log at the conclusion of the round will face one another in the gold medal match on Saturday at BC Place, where the HSBC Canada Sevens will be hosted, while the lower placed teams will face off in a bronze medal match.

SA Select Women’s Sevens day-one results:

Beat Stars Rugby Women 24-10
Lost to Maple Leafs 5-14
Beat USA Falcons 22-5

SA Select Women’s Sevens day-two Vancouver Rugby Festival fixtures (SA kick-off times):

Friday, 10 March

20h55 - SA Select Women vs Stars Rugby Women
22h25 - Maple Leafs vs SA Select Women

Saturday, 11 March

01h20 - USA Falcons vs SA Select Women

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 26 2017
21:40 - Argentina vs South Africa
Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Saturday, September 09 2017
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
NIB Stadium, Perth
Saturday, September 16 2017
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
QBE Stadium, Albany, North Harbour
Saturday, September 30 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
Saturday, October 07 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 11 2017
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 18 2017
00:00 - France vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 25 2017
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, December 02 2017
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Principality Stadium, Cardiff

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