Fiji, Samoa face tough groups in sevens

The Cape Town Sevens kicks off on Friday with both men's and women's tournaments running across three days.

In the men's, Fiji is in pool A with hosts South Africa, France and Canada.

Samoa is in pool B, with Ireland, Uruguay and Japan.

On the women's side, Fiji will play New Zealand, Great Britain and Brazil in pool play.

The tournament - leg three of 10 tournaments - consists of 16 men's and 12 women's teams.