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