The Blitzboks scored 20 tries in three matches on day one of the Canada Sevens and only conceded three as they delivered a strong performance in the opening tournament of the 2021 World Rugby Sevens Series.
Blitzboks wing Muller du Plessis says he is happy that he made the decision to commit to sevens full time for the next two years. DYLAN JACK reports.
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 said he was left disappointed with his team’s discipline and mental approach after their fourth-place finish at the Vancouver Sevens.
The Blitzboks finished in fourth place after being handed a 26-19 defeat by hosts Canada, while New Zealand extended their Series lead by winning the Vancouver Sevens.
The Blitzboks came from a 10-point deficit to claim a 26-10 victory over the USA in the quarter-finals of the Vancouver Sevens on Sunday.
The Blitzboks booked a Cup quarter-final berth after beating Argentina 17-5 and thrashing England 38-0 to finish top of Pool A on day one of the Vancouver Sevens.
Cecil Afrika says the Blitzboks have to embrace their opportunities at the Vancouver Sevens this weekend.
JC Pretorius has been named as the Blitzboks’ reserve player for this weekend’s Vancouver Sevens tournament, switching places with Mfundo Ndhlovu.
The Blitzboks were crowned Vancouver Sevens champions after beating France 21-12 in the final. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.