The Blitzboks’ hopes of winning a fourth Canada Sevens title faded quickly after suffering a heavy pool stage defeat to Ireland on Saturday.
Philip Snyman said the Blitzboks never rocked up against Great Britain on Saturday and paid the price, and will have to reboot in their final Pool C clash of the Vancouver Sevens.
The Blitzboks will have to beat Ireland in their final Pool C clash of the Vancouver Sevens to keep their quarter-final hopes alive in BC Place after an opening day of mixed results.
DHL Stormers forward Hacjivah Dayimani and Blitzboks alum Werner Kok reportedly headline a list of 15-man players to potentially feature for Team SA at the 2024 Olympics.
Head coach Sandile Ngcobo said the Blitzboks will run out at BC Place with a clear vision and well prepared for their Canada Sevens opener against New Zealand on Friday.
Veteran forward Zain Davids and exciting speedster Shaun Williams are looking to bring variety to the Blitzbok effort at the Vancouver Sevens this week.
Rosko Specman is keen to make his impact felt when he returns for the Blitzboks in his first Canada Sevens tournament since 2017.
A long-haul flight and unfamiliarly chilly conditions are not deterring an experienced Blitzboks side as they target a second tournament win of the season in Vancouver this weekend.
Head coach Sandile Ngcobo made five changes to the Blitzboks squad for the World Sevens Series legs in Vancouver and Los Angeles over the next two weeks.
Veteran playmaker Rosko Specman says his approach with the younger Blitzboks is to put them in “uncomfortable positions” in a bid to win the 2024 World Sevens Series.