Pools for Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens

December 8, 2014 1
World Rugby has confirmed the pool draw for the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens, round three of the HSBC Sevens World Series 2014/15.   The tournament will be held in Port Elizabeth on 13-14 December. After their Cup win at the second round of the Series in Dubai, hosts South Africa are top seeds and head…

Aussies unchanged for SA Sevens

December 8, 2014 0
Qantas Australian Men's Head Coach Geraint John has named an unchanged 12-man squad for this week's South Africa Sevens. Australia head to Port Elizabeth for the third round of the 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series with renewed optimism after reaching the Cup Final in last weekend's Dubai Sevens and jumping four places to third in…

Springbok 7’s off to a good start

October 11, 2014 0
[caption id="attachment_27346" align="aligncenter" width="239"] Springboks[/caption]   Debutant Ruhan Nel, Seabelo Senatla and Steven Hunt all scored hat-tricks on Saturday morning (SA time) on day one of the Gold Coast Sevens tournament in Australia to comfortably guide the Springbok Sevens to the Cup quarterfinals.   South Africa will now face hosts Australia in one of the…

HSBC 7’s kicks off in Australia

October 9, 2014 5
With Olympic qualification looming large, the Springbok Sevens will be eager to kick off their important 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series campaign on a winning note at the Gold Coast tournament this coming weekend. This weekend sees Australia host the opening round of the Series at the Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast, with…

Springbok 7’s fine-tune Gold Coast preparations

October 8, 2014 0
The Springbok Sevens rugby squad are in good spirits and looking forward to start the season on a positive note when the 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series campaign kicks off this coming Saturday at the Gold Coast in Australia. The team arrived last Sunday at the Gold Coast, where they are busy fine-tuning their final…

Olympic dream for Sevens World Series teams

October 7, 2014 0
With the HSBC Sevens World Series starting this weekend in Australia, teams will aim for more than just to win the series as the four teams that end on top of the log at the end of the season automatically qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. For teams with serious aspirations to finish…

Springbok 7’s name debutant for Gold Coast challenge

October 7, 2014 2
The Springbok Sevens have named uncapped Xerox Golden Lions centre Ruhan Nel in their 12-man squad for the opening tournament of the HSBC Sevens World Series tournament at the Gold Coast, which takes place on 11 and 12 October in Australia. Nel is one of four changes to the squad that won the Commonwealth Gold…

Aussies 7’s handed a tough assignment

September 16, 2014 0
The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team have been drawn in the same pool as Fiji in what shapes up to be the glamour game of the opening day of the Gold Coast Sevens next month (11-12 October). The IRB today announced Geraint John’s side have been drawn in an awkward-looking Pool C that will see…

Habana, Brits to play sevens

June 11, 2014 0
Springboks Bryan Habana and Schalk Brits have been included in the South African sevens rugby squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.Regular Blitzbokke coach Neill Powell will take charge of the squad, which features several household names in South African rugby.Apart from Habana and Brits, experienced sevens campaigner Cornal Hendricks was also included. He made…

SF: NZ 12, SA 5

December 8, 2012 10
Hosts South Africa stormed to the top of Pool A, securing a place in the cup quarter-finals in the third leg of the Sevens World Series in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Sapa The Blitzboks defeated Samoa, France and Australia on the opening day to go unbeaten in the pool stages, qualifying for the top-tier competition…

Sevens show the way in USA

February 18, 2012 42
The IRB Sevens in Las Vegas may be proof that rugby has a future in the USA, with 30,000 turning up the Saturday. Working Class Rugger, The Roar The IRB’s faith in the opportunities to develop the game as a commercial entity in the United States has come to fruition in the form of 64,102…

Blitzbokke fail again

March 28, 2010 5
The Springbok Sevens team have been beaten by their nemesis Fiji in the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens on Sunday. Fiji won 14-12. In the other quarter-finals, Samoa beat the USA 24-7, England overcame Australia 26-19, while New Zealand were too strong for Kenya, winning 21-12. In the Cup semi-finals, Samoa will face England…

Blitzbokke lose in Plate Final

March 21, 2010 3
Samoa produced a brilliant display on the final day of the Adelaide Sevens to romp to Cup success against impressive USA 38-10 and win back-to-back tournaments for the first time in the IRB Sevens World Series. New Zealand wins Plate || England wins Bowl || Japan wins Shield In doing so, they cut New Zealand's…

Blitzbokke top their pool

March 20, 2010 18
Springbok Sevens flyhalf Cecil Afrika nailed a last second conversion to force a remarkable draw with Samoa, and send his side through to the quarterfinals at the top of Pool B. ALL THE RESULTS FROM DAY 2. The dramatic end of the game came as Samoa looked to have done enough to win the game,…

Super start for Bok Sevens

March 19, 2010 0
With new Springbok Sampie Mastriet scoring a try with his first touch of the ball and adding two more for an impressive hat-trick on debut, the Boks started the defence of their Adelaide title in the IRB Sevens World Series in the best possible way on Friday when they beat Japan 40-0. SAPA The game…
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