It was three from three for the Blitzboks in Canada by the time most South Africans woke up on Sunday morning.

Niel Powel men got off to the perfect start in Vancouver Sevens when they beat Chile, Wales and USA to top the standings in Pool A.

They took sweat revenge for the draw against Chile at the USA Sevens when they beat them in their first game 43-0.

They had to work hard against Wales but got over the line with a 19-10 win thanks to insane football skills from Selvyn Davids.

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A hard-fought 19-10 over Wales was achieved thanks to tries from captain Philip Snyman, Selvyn Davids and Johannes Pretorius, two of which were converted by Davids.

But the Blitzboks left the best for their last pool game against the USA beating them 19-7.

The Blitzboks now face Argentina in the quarter-finals of the competition. That match kicks off at 20:08 (SA time).

Day One results

England 21-7 Scotland
Argentina 24-7 Japan
Australia 17-14 Spain
New Zealand 45-7 France
Fiji 36-12 Kenya
Samoa 38-7 Canada
South Africa 43-0 Chile
USA 40-14 Wales
England 19-7 Japan
Argentina 31-14 Scotland
Australia 17-21 France
New Zealand 24-26 Spain
Fiji 19-26 Canada
Samoa 35-12 Kenya
South Africa 19-10 Wales
USA 33-19 Chile
Scotland 29-7 Japan
Argentina 14-33 England
Spain 10-26 France
New Zealand 36-12 Australia
Kenya 21-36 Canada
Samoa 17-31 Fiji
Chile 12-19 Wales
USA 7-19 South Africa

Highlights of Day 1

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