Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has named four uncapped players in the 13-man squad to travel to Canada this weekend for tournaments in Vancouver and Edmonton later this month.
The Sharks have confirmed the appointment of Neil Powell and John McFarland to the coaching team for the inaugural United Rugby Championship.
Neil Powell has named a preliminary 17-man squad that will represent the Blitzboks at the Tokyo Olympic Games where they will vie for gold in the sevens competition.
Springbok Sevens outside back Mfundo Ndhlovu has been ruled out of Olympic Games contention following an ankle injury that will require surgery.
There will be familiar faces among the South African sevens squads assembled by Neil Powell for the second tournament of Rugby Africa’s Solidarity Sevens Camp.
Neil Powell has revealed the reason behind the decision to move his Blitzboks into the Olympic Village just three days before their quest for gold at the Olympic Games gets under way in Tokyo.
Ronald Brown has been included in the Springbok Sevens squad for their trip to Madrid where they will compete in two tournaments hosted by the Spanish Rugby Union.
In the new issue of SA Rugby magazine, Neil Powell reveals how the Springbok Sevens squad have adopted new-look training programmes despite facing an uncertain future.
Blitzbok coach Neil Powell speaks about the restructured Olympics preparations, previous hopes of including Cheslin Kolbe and Kwagga Smith, while also paying tribute to retired Cecil Afrika.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell chats to editor Craig Lewis about the sudden end to the 2019-20 World Rugby Sevens Series and disruption to the team’s preparations for the postponed Olympics.