The Blitzboks suffered a heavy 29-0 defeat to Australia in the Cup final of the Sydney Sevens on Sunday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Blitzboks advanced to the Cup semi-finals of the Sydney Sevens after securing a hard-fought 17-0 win over Kenya on day three.
Seabelo Senatla and Justin Geduld scored two tries each as the Blitzboks beat England 33-12 on day two of the Sydney Sevens on Saturday. In a straight shootout for pool honours and a quarter-final match against the Pool B runners-up, who turned out to be Kenya, South Africa produced their most complete performance to overcome the stern challenge England posed…. Read more →
The Blitzboks recorded a comprehensive 38-0 victory over Spain on day two of the Sydney Sevens on Saturday. South Africa, who thrashed Papua New Guinea 50-0 on Friday, weren’t at their clinical best in the first half, as they conceded several penalties at the breakdown, which allowed Spain a fair share of possession. But the South Africans’ accuracy in defence kept… Read more →
The Blitzboks kicked off their Sydney Sevens title defence with an impressive 50-0 win over Papua New Guinea on Friday. After a seven-week layoff, dating back to the Cape Town Sevens in December, the Blitzboks showed no signs of rustiness as they hit the ground running against the minnows. Ruhan Nel and Rosko Specman scored five tries between them, while… Read more →