Blitzboks coach Neil Powell admits it is difficult to find the right balance in their preparations for the season ahead due to ongoing uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, writes DYLAN JACK.
Fiji beat Australia 43-7 to win the Cup final at the London Sevens, while the Blitzboks ensured that they will automatically qualify for the Olympics despite a disappointing finish on Sunday.
Australia punished a poor Blitzboks performance with a 29-22 victory in the Cup quarter-finals of the London Sevens on Sunday.
The Blitzboks beat Argentina 40-21 in their final pool game on Saturday to set up a Cup quarter-final clash against Australia at the London Sevens.
The Blitzboks eased to a comfortable 45-14 victory over Canada on day one of the London Sevens on Saturday.
Branco du Preez says he will cherish the opportunity to become the Blitzboks’ most experienced player when he makes his 70th tournament appearance in London this weekend.
Fiji were crowned the London Sevens champions after beating the Blitzboks 21-17 in the final at Twickenham on Sunday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Blitzboks claimed a 14-5 victory over New Zealand to advance to the Cup semi-finals of London Sevens on Sunday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Blitzboks beat Russia and Canada at the London Sevens on Saturday, before losing to Samoa.
The Blitzboks scored five tries to hammer Russia 31-0 on day one of the London Sevens on Saturday.