Great Brittain Women Too Good For Springbok Women’s Sevens In Dubai


The Springbok Women's Sevens did end day 1 of the HSBC SVNS at Dubai without a win after losing 17-05 to Great Britain. The Springbok Women's Sevens will play against Spain tomorrow at 11:42 in the 9th place semi-final.

The Springboks started like a house on fire with Nadine Roos once again showing her class to score the first try of the match. However, Great Britain dominated the rest of the first half and scored two tries in quick succession to lead 12-05 at the halftime break.

Great Britain added their third try after just 2 minutes of play in the second half to lead 17-05, which was also the final score.

Springbok Women's Sevens: Try: Nadine Roos.
Great Britain: Tries: Grace Crompton, Emma Uren, Elli Boatman. Conversion: Isla Norman-Bell.

Springbok Women's Sevens: Simankele Namba, Mathrin Simmers, Maria Tshiremba, Marilze de Bruin, Nadine Roos, Rights Mkhari, Zintle Mpupha. Replacements: Asisipho Plaatjies, Kyla de Vries, Ayanda Malinga, Shiniqwa Lamprecht, Liske Lategan.

Great Britain: Shona Campbell, Abbie Brown, Isla Norman-Bell, Grace Crompton, Emma Uren, Ellie Boatman, Jade Shekells. Replacements: Rhona Lloyd, Jasmine Joyce, Heather Cowell, Lauren Torley, Lisa Thomson.