Rosko Specman FILE PHOTO: DAVID MOIR/EPA

After taking a 14-0 halftime lead South Africa’s Blitzbokke ran out comfortable 31-0 winners against African neighbours Zimbabwe in their Dubai Sevens opening fixture on Friday.

South Africa’s tries were scored by Siviwe Soyizwapi, Branco du Preez, Kyle Brown and Rosko Specman (2). Du Preez also added two conversions and was on target with another.

The Blitzbokke are the defending champions, winning back-to-back titles over the past two seasons, as well as the series champions.

Zimbabwe play Argentina next and later the Blitzbokke take on Samoa at 12.36pm. 

African News Agency (ANA)