Sevens speedster Perry Baker, who recently helped USA end the Blitzboks’ 36-game unbeaten run, clearly has nitrous in his blood and rocket fuel in his boots!
South Africa’s run of six consecutive victories in the World Sevens Series came to an end in the Singapore leg, but the Blitzboks still lead the standings with 98 points.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says they have used the break in the sevens season to work on their fitness and conditioning ahead of a long haul of fixtures that will conclude with the Sevens World Cup in Cape Town.
Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell lauded the effort of his squad after they beat Australia 33-7 in the Cup final of the second Spain Sevens tournament in Seville.
The Springbok Sevens team defeated Scotland 27-7 on Friday in their first game of the inaugural Spain Sevens tournament.
Playmaker Justin Geduld will return to the World Rugby Sevens Series for the first time in two years after being named in the Blitzboks squad for the two tournaments in Spain later this month.
Zain Davids says the Springbok Sevens team’s preparation for the two forthcoming Sevens Series tournaments in Malaga and Seville has been close to perfect.
The Blitzboks were crowned Dubai Sevens champions after beating the USA 42-7 in the Cup final on Saturday.
The Blitzboks beat Argentina 17-7 in the Cup semi-final on Saturday to qualify for the Dubai Sevens decider.
The Blitzboks beat Australia 29-5 on Saturday to set up a meeting with Argentina in the Dubai Sevens Cup semi-finals.