SA Rugby has introduced a ‘loyalty programme’ for the Cape Town Sevens to put tickets in the hands of ‘dedicated fans’.
WPRU vice-president Gerald Njengele has been accused of launching a verbal and racial attack on the national manager of the Vuka Rugby Programme. According to Netwerk24, the incident took place at the Cape Town Sevens after Jessie Claassen refused to shake Njengele’s hand. The pair had clashed back in August. When this happened, Njengele allegedly responded: ‘F**k you white people, f**k the coloureds. I’m… Read more →
Blitzboks fan Sydney Lanyard used a fake VIP pass to meet the Australian team and get into Uganda’s change room at the Cape Town Sevens.
The good, the bad and the funny from the 2017 Cape Town Sevens.
Seabelo Senatla scored his 200th World Rugby Sevens Series try for the Blitzboks during their match against France in Cape Town.
Ruhan Nel’s try for the Blitzboks against France, when he handed off two defenders, features in this selection.
The Blitzboks – like the Springboks – delivered a substandard performance in the final tournament of the year, writes JON CARDINELLI. One couldn’t help but feel a little flat when leaving the Cape Town Stadium on Sunday evening. After all the hype, after all the build-up, the Blitzboks finished the Cape Town Sevens in third place. The fans certainly did their… Read more →
The Blitzboks will be without their most experienced player for the remainder of the World Rugby Sevens Series after Chris Dry was ruled out due to a knee injury. Dry, who played in his 63rd tournament last weekend, suffered major ligament damage in South Africa’s quarter-final victory over Fiji at the Cape Town Sevens on Sunday. ‘Chris will be operated… Read more →
Neil Powell says the Blitzboks’ performance against New Zealand at the Cape Town Sevens wasn’t good enough. The Blitzboks, who had beaten Fiji 31-26 in a thrilling quarter-final clash earlier in the day, lost 19-12 in their semi-final. They went on to beat Canada 19-17 in the third-place playoff, with New Zealand hammering Argentina 38-14 in the final. New Zealand… Read more →
Seabelo Senatla says he will focus on fifteens but wants to play for the Blitzboks at the Commonwealth Games and Sevens World Cup in 2018. VIDEO: @Seabelo_Senatla says he will focus on fifteens but wants to play for the @Blitzboks at the Commonwealth Games and Sevens World Cup in 2018. pic.twitter.com/ZrdqlZ3g2C — SA Rugby magazine (@SARugbymag) December 10, 2017