Blitzboks embrace pressure

The Blitzboks are viewing the South African public’s great expectations as a positive ahead of the Cape Town Sevens tournament this weekend. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Biff bolsters Bok XI

Former South African cricket captain Graeme Smith has joined the Springbok squad ahead of their Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup match against the Proteas on Thursday.

Senatla to shift focus

Seabelo Senatla will shift his focus to Super Rugby and join the Stormers at the conclusion of the Cape Town Sevens tournament.

Blitzboks success in Dubai

Highlights of the Blitzboks' progression to the final of the Dubai Sevens, where they beat Fiji 26-14.

Habana buries Bordeaux looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Celtic Pro12 and French Top 14 matches, involving South African players.

Sevens system showing the way

The Springboks can learn a number of lessons from an effective sevens system that has resulted in consistent success for the Blitzboks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Duane is Boks’ man of action

The Springboks need to build a team around Duane Vermeulen in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI.

White in health scare

French Top 14 club Montpellier has confirmed head coach Jake White was rushed to hospital after falling ill on Friday.

Kiwi to Boks’ rescue?

SA Rugby is reportedly considering a top New Zealand coach to replace Allister Coetzee, with the Chiefs' Dave Rennie identified as a strong candidate.

Quality coaching still matters

England’s success under Eddie Jones proves that Test teams are more than just the product of a national system. South African rugby would do well to take note, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Blitzboks claim Dubai crown

The Blitzboks clinched the Dubai Sevens title with an impressive 26-14 win over arch-rivals Fiji in the gold medal final on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

England power to perfect finish

Jonathan Joseph scored a brace as England beat Australia 37-21 at Twickenham and finished the 2016 season unbeaten. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Youngs sparked England win

Ben Youngs's sharp tactical kicking and decision-making paved the way for England's win over Australia, according to's Opta-powered stats.

Blitzboks thrash Kiwis, Welsh

The Blitzboks powered into the Cup final of the Dubai Sevens after cruising to a 40-0 win over New Zealand, followed by a 36-5 win over Wales, on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

Blitzboks battle past USA

Seabelo Senatla scored a brace of tries as the Blitzboks battled to a 19-17 win over the USA at the Dubai Sevens on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

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