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The final Pool Draw for the Men's Sevens tournament for the Rio2016 Olympic Games was made.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016   The Pool draw for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Rugby Sevens tournament was confirmed in the host city on Tuesday evening (SA time). After an absence of 92 years, rugby will make its return to the Games, although this time in the so-called ‘abbreviated’ form of Sevens. The USA is the defending Olympic Champions. South Africa, seeded second for the tournament, was drawn in Pool B together with Australia, France and Spain. The Springbok Sevens team will compete at the Olympic Games as part of the greater Team South Africa. South Africa head coach Neil Powell, although happy with the draw, will take nothing for granted. He commented: “I am pleased with our pool, but the reality is that you will have...

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The final Pool Draw for the Men's Sevens tournament for the Rio2016 Olympic Games was made.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016   The Pool draw for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Rugby Sevens tournament was confirmed in the host city on Tuesday evening (SA time). After an absence of 92 years, rugby will make its return...

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