The Blitzboks produced another sublime display to claim a convincing victory over the USA and progress to the Toulouse Sevens cup quarter-finals on Saturday.
Tournament debutants Donovan Don, Ethan James and Sebastiaan Jobb all got on the scoresheet as the Blitzboks outplayed the USA to progress to the fifth place final of the Hong Kong Sevens on Sunday.
Former Wallabies wing Drew Mitchell has recalled how he mistook Busta Rhymes for Xzibit and got into an altercation with the American rapper after a heavy night out.
The Blitzboks were forced to settle for fourth place after being handed a second successive loss at the Cape Town Sevens by the USA in rainy conditions on Sunday night.
Follow the live action as North American rivals the USA and Canada clash in the fourth World Cup quarter-final in Auckland.
Marcel Brache will start at fullback for the Gary Gold-coached USA Falcons against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday.
Hong Kong, Kenya, Portugal and the USA Eagles will battle it out in the heat of Dubai to fill the final pool spot at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
The 2031 World Cup could be played in June or July in order to avoid a clash with the NFL after the tournament hosting rights were awarded to the United States for the first time.
World Rugby have officially confirmed that Australia and the USA will host the two men’s World Cup tournaments in 2027 and 2031 respectively.
The United States staging a first Rugby World Cup would be a “game-changer” for the sport in the country, according to Eagles international Nick Civetta.