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.
SA Rugby has confirmed that the Springbok Sevens players and staff are being tested for coronavirus because they came into contact with the Australia Men’s Sevens side.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says captain Stedman Gans’ try before half time gave them the belief to come back and beat Fiji in the LA Sevens final.
Watch the Blitzbok bench react as they scored a try in sudden death to claim a comeback win over Fiji in the LA Sevens final on Sunday.
The Blitzboks produced this moment of magic to see 21-year-old Sako Makata score the match-winning try in the LA Sevens final against Fiji.
The Blitzboks beat Canada 33-5 and played to a 19-19 draw with Ireland in their last two pool matches to advance to the Cup quarter-finals at the Los Angeles Sevens.
Werner Kok will wear a broad smile when he joins a very illustrious group of Springbok Sevens players in Los Angeles this weekend.
The Springbok Sevens team will have an extra day of preparation as they gear up for the fifth leg of the World Sevens Series in Los Angeles this weekend.
The Springbok Sevens team will face African rivals Kenya for the fourth time during pool play this season at the Los Angeles Sevens.