The Blitzboks recovered from a gap loss to France by claiming a giant win over rivals Fiji on the opening day of the Toulouse Sevens on Friday evening.

Having suffered a heavy defeat to hosts France of their Pool C opener, the Springbok Sevens facet confronted a do-or-die towards Fiji.

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This time, South Africa made it depend, scoring two tries in every half to assert a 24-7 victory and preserve their cup playoff hopes alive, going into the ultimate pool match towards the USA on Saturday.

Because the rain poured down in Toulouse, the Blitzboks made essentially the most of their alternatives and a few ailing self-discipline from their opponents, taking a 12-0 lead into the break because of tries from Dewald Human and Mfundo Ndlovu.

Whereas Fiji tried to battle again within the second half, Shilton van Wyk took full benefit of a uncommon error from veteran Jerry Tuwai to attain the Blitzboks’ third, earlier than Ricardo Duarttee put the sport to mattress with a attempt within the last minute.

The Springbok Sevens facet completed the opening day in second place within the pool and face the USA in a crunch match at 1.49pm on Saturday afternoon.

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