Coach Neil Powell summarises the Blitzboks’ performance on day one of the Spain Sevens, while there is doubt over the availability of injured skipper Siviwe Soyizwapi for the rest of the tournament.
Both New Zealand’s men’s and women’s national sevens teams will not participate in next month’s World Sevens Series tournaments in Spain.
An Argentinian has been named as World Rugby’s Sevens Player of the Year for 2021.
The Blitzboks were crowned Dubai Sevens champions after beating the USA 42-7 in the Cup final on Saturday.
The Blitzboks will head into their final pool game against the USA high in confidence after clinching a hard-fought victory over Kenya to make it two wins from two on day one of the Olympic Sevens on Monday.
Wallaby centre Samu Kerevi has been included in Australia’s 12-man squad that will compete in the pre-Olympics Oceania Sevens Championship.
Check out what former and current rugby players had to say following the retirement of Blitzbok great Cecil Afrika.
Two members of the Australian Sevens programme have been tested for coronavirus after showing signs and symptoms associated with the pandemic.
Cecil Afrika says the Blitzboks have to embrace their opportunities at the Vancouver Sevens this weekend.
The Blitzboks delivered a composed performance to beat the USA 19-12 and progress to the Cup final of the Sydney Sevens on Sunday.