Juan de Jongh and Francois Hougaard have been included in the Blitzboks’ 12-man squad for the opening two legs of the World Series in Dubai and Cape Town.
The Blitzboks were named Team of the Year at the annual South African Sports Awards in Mangaung.
Featuring Bryan Habana, Julian Savea, Santiago Cordero, Bernard Foley, Sonny Bill Williams, Damien De Allende, Leone Nakarawa, Ciaran Hearn and Waisake Naholo.
With a revamped calendar and the Olympics on the horizon, this sevens season looks set to be the biggest and best yet.
Kenya qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics with a last-gasp 21-17 win over Zimbabwe in the final of the African regional qualifier in Johannesburg.
The Blitzboks have been drawn with Scotland, Samoa and newly-promoted core team Russia for the Dubai Sevens on 4 and 5 December.
Four former players on whether the Blitzboks should pick 15-man players in the lead-up to and at the Olympics.
Springboks Lwazi Mvovo, Cornal Hendricks, Warren Whiteley and Francois Hougaard were all involved in the Blitzboks' preparation camp in Stellenbosch on Monday.
Blitzboks star Seabelo Senatla says he will do everything in his power to earn inclusion in the Olympic squad for next year’s Rio Games, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Francois Hougaard says he knows it’s going to take plenty of work for him to prove his value on the World Rugby Sevens Series circuit this season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Coach Neil Powell believes the availability of a number of high-profile 15s players will add a different dimension to the Blitzboks’ squad this season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Nine Springboks have been included in the Blitzboks training squad for the 2015-16 season.
Blitzboks star Werner Kok says receiving the World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year Award was beyond his wildest expectations, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springbok Sevens scrumhalf Branco du Preez has been ruled out of action for the rest of the year after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Remove the emotion and the facts tell you Heyneke Meyer wasn’t good enough over a four-year period and shouldn’t be reappointed as Springbok coach, writes MARK KEOHANE in Sport Monthly magazine.
While Eddie Jones had good reason to accept the England head coach post, his premature departure has left the unlucky Stormers in a fix, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Richie McCaw’s longevity, leadership and consistency have made him the greatest player of the modern era, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Three new kits were unveiled at Loftus for the 2016 Super Rugby season.View all videos