The Blitzboks slumped to a 26-24 defeat against England in their bronze-medal match at the Singapore Sevens, while Fiji claimed a thrilling 28-22 victory over Australia in the final. CRAIG LEWIS reports. It’s a set of results that will be a bitter pill for the Blitzboks to swallow. Coming into this tournament, they held a tenuous three-point lead at the summit… Read more →
Fiji overturned a 10-point deficit to claim a thrilling 12-10 semi-final win over the Blitzboks at the Singapore Sevens on Sunday. CRAIG LEWIS reports. Again, there is heartbreak for the Blitzboks against Fiji. Despite a dominant start to this contest from the Springboks Sevens, a young team was ultimately unable to display the necessary composure to close out a game… Read more →
Philip Snyman will lead the Blitzboks at the upcoming Las Vegas Sevens tournament. Coach Neil Powell has been forced to name a vastly different squad from the one he selected for the tour of Australasia four weeks ago. Snyman returns to the fold after recovering from a hamstring injury picked up at the Sydney Sevens, while Ruhan Nel is back… Read more →
Blitzboks star Justin Geduld is set to miss the next two tournaments in the World Rugby Sevens Series due to injury. Geduld will be unavailable for the upcoming Las Vegas and Vancouver legs after fracturing his jaw at the Hamilton Sevens in early February. The playmaker, who has been ruled out for six weeks, joins a number of players who are not… Read more →
Griquas utility back Kyle Steyn could make his debut on the World Rugby Sevens Series circuit for Scotland at the upcoming Las Vegas tournament.
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Werner Kok says the Blitzboks’ depth will be tested over the next month due to injuries and players joining their Super Rugby franchises. Kwagga Smith (Lions), Seabelo Senatla (Stormers) and Tim Agaba (Bulls) are set to return to fifteens, having played in the first four tournaments of this season’s World Rugby Sevens Series. Captain Philip Snyman and Ruhan Nel were… Read more →
The Blitzboks beat Scotland and Australia, before falling short against Fiji in the Cup final.
The Blitzboks advanced to the Cup quarter-finals of the Hamilton Sevens after securing an emphatic 28-7 win over England on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Steinhoff has officially notified SA Rugby of its intention to withdraw from all sponsorship activities of the national sevens teams with immediate effect.