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South Africa, England, Canada and USA top pools

South Africa, England, Canada and USA top pools

Day One of the Cape Town Sevens has finished with South Africa, England, Canada and USA topping their respective pools.

They will face Fiji, New Zealand, France and Argentina in the eagerly anticipated Cup quarter-finals at Cape Town Stadium on Sunday.

South Africa are targeting their second tournament win in as many weeks after taking glory in the opening round of the series in Dubai.

A highlight of the day for the 47,000 strong home crowd was Seabelo Senatla becoming the fastest player to reach 200 world series tries, achieving the milestone in just 35 tournaments.

"It's been a surreal day for me," said Senatla. "The reception I got was amazing today and to play in my home town was incredible. The crowd was sensational."

England, who beat South Africa 19-17 in the 2016 Cape Town final, conceded just 14 points in the pool stages but head coach Simon Amor says there's scope for improvement.

"I didn’t think we played particularly well but there’s a lot of heart shown which is key in this game," he said. "The effort and the attitude was excellent, but our sevens wasn’t as good as it should be."

In the Challenge Trophy quarter-finals, Kenya face Samoa, Scotland play Spain, Wales face Russia and Uganda go up against Australia.

Sunday's fixtures

All times local (GMT 2)

Challenge Trophy quarter-finals

Kenya v Samoa at 10:36

Scotland v Spain at 10:58

Wales v Russia at 11:20

Australia v Uganda at 11:42

Cup quarter-finals

South Africa v Fiji at 12:04

England v New Zealand at 12:26

Canada v France at 12:48

USA v Argentina at 13:10

Day One results

Samoa 19-17 Canada

Fiji 28-14 Wales

Scotland 14-19 Argentina

England 36-0 Uganda

Australia 36-12 Spain

New Zealand 0-22 USA

Kenya 14-21 France

South Africa 40-5 Russia

Samoa 12-17 Wales

Fiji 14-22 Canada

Scotland 45-0 Uganda

England 24-7 Argentina

Australia 14-31 USA

New Zealand 50-0 Spain

Kenya 34-0 Russia

South Africa 31-5 France

Canada 31-14 Wales

Fiji 38-7 Samoa

Argentina 43-7 Uganda

England 12-7 Scotland

Spain 5-26 USA

New Zealand 35-12 Australia

France 21-5 Russia

South Africa 26-7 Kenya

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