South Africa braces for intense rugby sevens action in Los Angeles 7s


South Africa’s Springboks are gearing up for an electrifying showdown as they head into the fifth round of the HSBC SVNS 2024 in Los Angeles.

Set to take place at the iconic Dignity Health Sports Park from March 1st to 3rd, this leg marks a significant milestone as it hosts both men’s and women’s rugby sevens teams for the first time ever.

With the scenic backdrop of the 2028 Olympic host city, fans can anticipate a thrilling festival of sports, music, entertainment, and culture.

The Los Angeles Sevens promises to showcase the lightning-fast pace, raw strength, and exceptional skills of rugby sevens, offering spectators a taste of what’s to come at the 2024 Games in Paris this July.

As teams from around the globe converge in LA, the competition heats up following a gripping fourth round in Vancouver. Argentina leads the charge in the men’s division with an impressive 24-point lead, closely followed by Ireland and Fiji.

Meanwhile, Australia maintains their stronghold in the women’s standings, albeit with New Zealand and France hot on their heels.

The revamped HSBC SVNS 2024 features a lineup of seven regular season events, culminating in the Grand Final in Madrid. With only the top eight teams advancing to the winner-takes-all finale, every match becomes crucial in determining the ultimate champions.

Amidst the excitement, the stakes are high for teams at the bottom of the standings. South Africa’s women’s team finds themselves in a precarious position, alongside Japan, Spain, and Brazil, as they aim to secure their spot in the Grand Final.

In the pool draw for the Los Angeles Sevens, South Africa’s men’s team faces tough competition in Pool A against leaders Argentina, Ireland, and Spain. On the women’s side, South Africa contends with New Zealand, Fiji, and Brazil in Pool A.

With adrenaline-pumping matches on the horizon, the Los Angeles Sevens promises to deliver edge-of-your-seat action as teams vie for supremacy on the international stage

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