Friday, 29 July 2022 14:14

Blitzboks wallop Malaysia to open Commonwealth campaign.

By Brendon Nel.

Springbok Sevens speedster Angelo Davids scored a hat-trick as the Blitzboks kicked off their Commonwealth Sevens campaign with a solid 46-0 win over Malaysia in their opening game.

Davids scored twice in the first half as the Blitzboks opened up a 22-0 lead by the break and added a third shortly afterwards.

Muller du Plessis and Selvyn Davids both scored in the first half, while Dewald Human, Shakes Soyizwapi and Zane Davids added second half tries to complete the rout.

The Blitzboks will next face Tonga in their second game at 21.48 on Friday night before completing their final pool game against Scotland on Saturday morning.