Fiji dominated defending champions New Zealand in the final of the 2022 Sevens World Cup to claim their third World Cup title.
The Blitzboks will have to settle with a potential seventh-place finish after suffering a hard-fought defeat to Argentina in the Sevens World Cup fifth-place semi-final in Cape Town on Sunday morning.
Playmaker Ronald Brown says the Blitzboks went off script against Ireland in Cape Town on Saturday night and it cost them a shot at winning the 2022 Sevens World Cup.
The Blitzboks were punished for a error-filled performance as Ireland scored four tries to claim a quarter-final victory and send the Sevens World Cup hosts packing in Cape Town on Saturday.
Nadine Roos scored four tries as the Springbok Women’s Sevens broke their 2022 Sevens World Cup drought with a 13th/16th-place playoff victory over Columbia in Cape Town on Saturday afternoon.
Watch as Nobert Okeny sits his man down and evades another as he goes over for a great solo try in Uganda’s 12-0 Bowl quarter-final victory over South Korea on Saturday morning.
With the Blitzboks set to face Ireland in the Sevens World Cup quarter-finals, look back to when the teams met in the Seville Sevens semi-finals in January.
The Springbok Women’s Sevens fell inches short of claiming their first 2022 Sevens World Cup win in a two-point Challenge Cup quarter-final loss to Japan in Cape Town on Saturday morning.
On an explosive first day of the Sevens World Cup in Cape Town, the Blitzboks progressed to the quarter-finals, while England and USA were knocked out in the round of 16.
Captain Siviwe Soyizwapi is concerned about the potential impact of pitch conditions at Cape Town Stadium when the Blitzboks take on Ireland in the Sevens World Cup late on Saturday night.