Sandile Ngcobo says the Blitzboks “paid the price” for not implementing their gameplan at the business end of the New Zealand Sevens on Sunday.
The Blitzboks finished seventh at the New Zealand Sevens after back-to-back defeats on the final day of the tournament on Sunday.
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Assistant coach Philip Snyman says the unbeaten Blitzboks still have improvements to make if they want to be successful in the New Zealand Sevens playoffs.
Sandile Ngcobo has set the Blitzboks three goals for this weekend’s New Zealand Sevens tournament in Hamilton, which will ensure they stay on the path to their long-term goal for the season – to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
Winning in New Zealand is never easy, but Blitzboks assistant coach Philip Snyman knows what it takes and he is excited about the prospect of this weekend’s Hamilton Sevens.
Morning, noon or night, the Blitzboks know they have to be switched on and ready to deliver as they aim to continue their growth as a squad at the New Zealand Sevens this weekend.
The Blitzboks will not only have to cope with the time difference and massive home support but also blending in a raft of new players at the New Zealand Sevens this weekend.
Blitzbok star JC Pretorius says a lack of attention to detail cost the team during the Hamilton Sevens last weekend.
The Blitzboks will prioritise player recovery ahead of the fourth stop on the World Sevens series after a disappointing tournament in Hamilton this past weekend.