SA Select Women in Hokkaido 7s Plate semi-final
September 09, 2017
The SA Select Women’s Sevens will face the Hokkaido Barbarians in the Plate semi-final of the Hokkaido Invitational Sevens in Japan on Sunday after going down against the Canada Maple Leafs in the Cup quarter-final on Saturday.

The team suffered a disappointing 50-0 defeat against Japan Women’s 7s Development in their first pool match at the Hokkaido Barbarians Jozankei Ground as the hosts delivered an effective performance on attack and defence, but they fought back to register a 21-17 victory against Tokyo Phoenix Rugby Club in a hard-fought encounter.

The victory earned coach Jongi Nokwe’s side a place in the Cup quarter-final against the Canada Maple Leafs, but they were unable to build on the win and suffered a disappointing 29-0 defeat.

The SA Select Women’s Sevens will face a challenging task in the Plate semi-final on Sunday as they will line up against Hokkaido Barbarians on their home ground.

SA Select Women’s Sevens Hokkaido Invitational Sevens day one results:

Japan Women’s 7s Development 50-0 SA Select
SA Select 21-17 Tokyo Phoenix Rugby Club
Canada Maple Leafs 29-0 SA Select (Cup quarter-final)

Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 25 2017
16:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Stadio Euganeo, Padova
HSBC Sevens World Series Dubai
Friday, December 01 2017
07:00 - USA vs Argentina
07:22 - New Zealand vs Samoa
07:44 - Australia vs Wales
08:06 - Fiji vs Russia
08:30 - Canada vs Kenya
08:52 - South Africa vs Uganda
09:14 - Scotland vs France
09:36 - England vs Spain
10:00 - USA vs Samoa

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