France’s Physical Onslaught To Much For Springbok Women’s Sevens


France made a confident start to the HSBC SVNS Cape Town beating the Springbok Women's Sevens 29-07.

The Springbok Women's made a great start when Ayanda Malinga ran down the touchline to score the first try of the match after 2 minutes of play. A defensive error by the Springboks led to a try by France three minutes later. The Springbok Women's Sevens lead 07-05 at the halftime break.

The physical onslaught of the French proved too much for the Springboks' defence and led to Frane scoring three unanswered tries in the second half to comfortably win 29-07.

Springbok Women's Sevens: Try: Ayanda Malinga. Conversion: Nadine Roos.
France: Tries: Carla Neisen, Cloe Jaquet, Anne-Cecile Ciofani, Joanna Grisez. Conversions: Caroline Drouin, Yolaine Yengo.

Springbok Women's Sevens: Liske Lategan, Simankele Namba, Mathrin Simmers, Marlize de Bruin, Ayanda Malinga, Nadine Roos, Rights Mkhari. Replacements: Byhandre Dolf, Shiniqwa Lampbrecht, Asisipho Plaatjies, Kyla de Vries, Maria Tshiremba.
France: Caroline Drouin, Anne-Cecile Ciofani, Lou Noel, Carla Neisen, Cloe Pelle, Camille Grassineau, Cloe Jaquet. Replacements: Joanna Grisez, Lili Dezou, Yolaine Yengo, Ian Jason, Mathilde Coutouly.