Seabelo Senatla’s stunning try against Kenya features in World Rugby’s selection.
The Blitzboks beat Samoa, Fiji and New Zealand to retain their Dubai Sevens crown.
The Blitzboks claimed the Dubai Sevens title with an impressive 24-12 win over New Zealand in the Cup final on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports. While the Springboks were locked in battle against Wales – and coming second best – the Blitzboks were at their rampaging best as they charged to a second successive Dubai title. Before this match, South Africa boasted a… Read more →
The Blitzboks will play New Zealand in the Cup final of the Dubai Sevens after beating Fiji 12-7 on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports. The decider will take place at 17:33 SA time. Apart from a rusty performance against Uganda in their opening match, the Blitzboks had been in superb touch in Dubai. This knockout clash against Fiji was to be their toughest challenge so… Read more →
The Blitzboks beat Samoa 26-10 to advance to the Cup semi-finals of the Dubai Sevens on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports. South Africa will next face Fiji, who beat Scotland in their quarter-final. The Blitzboks were made to fight for every inch in this quarter-final clash against a Samoan side that was competitive right until the end. Samoa were pinned inside their half… Read more →
The Blitzboks claimed a comprehensive 28-0 win over Canada on Friday to end day one of the Dubai Sevens unbeaten. South Africa had earlier claimed wins over Uganda (19-10) and Kenya (48-5), while Canada had slumped to a 29-15 defeat against Kenya and battled to an unimpressive 22-17 win over Uganda. The Blitzboks seized control of the match from the outset. After a tremendously… Read more →
Cecil Afrika and Tim Agaba link up to score for the Blitzboks at the Dubai Sevens.
Seabelo Senatla scored a hat-trick to guide the Blitzboks to a resounding 48-5 win over Kenya at the Dubai Sevens on Friday. Jeffery Oluoch put Kenya in front with an early try, but two handling errors were expertly pounced on by the Blitzboks for the lead. With Kenya on the attack, a loose pass was scooped up by Senatla, who… Read more →
The Blitzboks kicked off their Sevens Series title defense with an unimpressive 19-10 win over Uganda on day one of the Dubai Sevens on Friday. Despite a few brilliant runs from Cecil Afrika and determined defence by Chris Dry, there were clear signs of rustiness as the reigning champions delivered a stop-start performance in their first outing of the new… Read more →
Former England Sevens captain Rob Vickerman looks at why the Blitzboks are such a tough team to play against.