Sevens slam: A week of rugby fever aquatic battles, and more

by | Apr 1, 2024 | Cricket - Women, HSBC SVNS, Rugby

Source Credit: Daily Maverick

Prepare yourselves for an electrifying week of sports action as three major events unfold: the HSBC SVNS Hong Kong Series, the Africa Aquatics Zone IV Swimming Championships, and the thrilling finale of the Women’s T20I series against Sri Lanka.

HSBC SVNS Hong Kong Series

Sevens rugby takes centre stage in this week’s sporting extravaganza, drawing teams from across the globe to Hong Kong from April 5th to 7th. South Africa proudly stands as the sole African representative, showcasing their prowess in both the Men’s and Women’s Series. The path to the quarterfinals will be paved through gripping matches:

April 5th Fixtures:
• South Africa (M) vs. Ireland at 5:39 am (CAT)
• South Africa (W) vs. Ireland at 6:02 am (CAT)
• South Africa (M) vs. Spain at 8:23 am (CAT)
• South Africa (W) vs. Fiji at 9:12 am (CAT)

April 6th Fixtures:
• South Africa (M) vs. Samoa at 4:16 am (CAT)
• South Africa (W) vs. Australia at 5:25 am (CAT)

2024 Africa Aquatics Zone IV Swimming Championships

From April 4th to April 7th, 2024, the aquatic talents of Africa will converge in Windhoek, Namibia, vying for continental glory and a chance to etch their names in swimming history.

The Women’s Proteas

On April 3rd, the Women’s Protea T20I series against Sri Lanka reaches its climactic conclusion. Currently deadlocked with one win apiece, South Africa and Sri Lanka are set for a nail-biting finale.

In the opening encounter on March 27th, South Africa showcased their dominance with a resounding 79-run victory over Sri Lanka, fueled by Laura Wolvaardt’s stellar performance, amassing 102 runs off 63 balls. However, Sri Lanka roared back in the second match on March 30th, securing a convincing seven-wicket win over South Africa.

Don’t miss out on this epic week of sports action, packed with adrenaline-pumping moments, and unforgettable clashes that will keep you on the edge of your seat!


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