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THE Spring­bok Sev­ens were yes­ter­day drawn with Scot­land, Samoa and newly-pro­moted Rus­sia for the Dubai Sev­ens on De­cem­ber 4 and 5.

South Africa are the top seeds in Pool B for the first round of the new World Sev­ens Se­ries. The Bl­itzboks are the de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons in Dubai.

Reign­ing se­ries cham­pi­ons Fiji head Pool A and kick off pro­ceed­ings against Canada with fur­ther ties against Ja­pan and Ar­gentina.

Twelve-times se­ries champs New Zealand face matches against USA, as well as France and Por­tu­gal in Pool C while in Pool D, Eng­land will com­pete against Aus­tralia, Wales and Kenya.

With global ex­cite­ment build­ing ahead of Sev­ens’ big­gest sea­son, some of the world’s top play­ers will will bat­tle it out in the desert. – ANA

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