South Africa have advanced to the semi-finals of the Dubai Sevens, the first tournament of World Rugby’s World Sevens Series for 2019/2020.

The Blitzboks narrowly beat Argentina 12-5 in the quarter-final after leading 12-nil at half-time.

They will play Samoa in the semi-finals who beat Australia 19-14.

That match is at 1:22 pm this afternoon.

New Zealand and England will clash in the other semi-final.