Blitzboks coach Neil Powell chats to editor Craig Lewis about the sudden end to the 2019-20 World Rugby Sevens Series and disruption to the team’s preparations for the postponed Olympics.
Despite not seeing any competitive action for a while to come, the Blitzboks are back in camp doing gym work and running bleep tests in preparation for next year’s tournaments.
Check out some of the pictures from the Blitzboks’ camp as some squad members returned to the team’s base in Stellenbosch for testing, ahead of their return to training.
Look back at when Blitzbok great Cecil Afrika combined superbly with Springbok icon Bryan Habana, who scored his first Sevens try 12 years after making his debut.
Kurt-Lee Arendse has agreed to join the Vodacom Bulls on a short-term deal for the duration of the forthcoming 2020 Currie Cup season.
Following news that the squad will soon resume training, look back at the Blitzboks’ journey to pulling off one of the greatest Cup final wins in World Sevens Series history at the LA Sevens earlier this year – after trailing Fiji by 12 points with less than 30 seconds to play.
In a feature from the latest issue of SA Rugby magazine, we caught up with former Cheetahs and Blitzboks player Fabian Juries.
Retiring sevens great Cecil Afrika discusses his upbringing in Missionvale and Virginia and his first year with the Blitzboks.
Despite the early cancellation of the 2019-20 Sevens Series, Angelo and Selvyn Davids shone for the Blitzboks in the six completed tournaments.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell has congratulated the All Blacks Sevens team after they were named winners of the 2019-20 World Rugby Sevens Series on Tuesday.