Neil Powell says he is using the unexpected downtime to teach the youngsters in the Blitzboks set-up about financial literacy and some essential life skills needed beyond their playing careers.
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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.
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.
The Blitzboks began the defence of their Vancouver Sevens title with a hard-fought 12-0 victory against Japan on Saturday.
Werner Kok has attributed the Blitzboks’ stunning 29-24 LA Sevens Cup final win over Fiji to great depth in the Springbok Sevens set-up.
Branco du Preez has described the Blitzboks’ extraordinary 29-24 Cup final win over Fiji in Los Angeles as one of the most phenomenal victories of his career.
The Blitzboks beat Canada 33-5 and played to a 19-19 draw with Ireland in their last two pool matches to advance to the Cup quarter-finals at the Los Angeles Sevens.
The Blitzboks opened their account at the Los Angeles Sevens with a 31-5 victory over Kenya on Saturday.
The Springbok Sevens team will have an extra day of preparation as they gear up for the fifth leg of the World Sevens Series in Los Angeles this weekend.