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Playing against Fiji 7s team was the toughest in Dubai: Smith

04:39 Wed Dec 06, 2017


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Taken from/By: FBC Sports
Report by: Meli Tavaga

South Africa 7s hard man Kwagga Smith believes that their toughest game so far was against the Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team in the Dubai 7s semifinals.

Smith, fresh from his venture into 15s with the Lions in Super Rugby, showed pure power to outclass Fiji on breakdowns.

Meanwhile, the Fiji 7s team have arrived in Cape Town to prepare for this weekend South Africa 7s.

Coach Gareth Baber will stick with the 12 players he has in the squad with Amenoni Nasilasila already replaced Waisea Nacuqu.

Meanwhile, Fiji is pooled with Samoa, Canada and Wales in the Cape Town 7s this weekend.

Fiji will play Wales at 9.37pm Saturday, they will then meet Canada at 12.58am Sunday before taking on Samoa at 4.19am Sunday.

The quarter-finals will start at 11.04pm Sunday, semifinals at 3.34am next Monday while the final will be held at 6.44am next Monday.

Looking at the points table, South Africa is leading with 22 points, New Zealand is in second place with 19 points, and England is in third place with 17 points while Fiji is in fourth place with 15 points.

You can watch the Cape Town 7s live on FBC TV and catch live commentaries of Fiji’s games on Radio Fiji One.



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