IRB Sevens

Pools for Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens

Tweet 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…

Aussies unchanged for SA Sevens

Tweet 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…

Springbok 7’s off to a good start

Tweet   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 four Cup quarterfinal matches…

HSBC 7’s kicks off in Australia

Tweet 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,…

Aussies 7’s handed a tough assignment

Tweet 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…

Habana, Brits to play sevens

Tweet 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…

SF: NZ 12, SA 5

Tweet 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.

Blitzbokke lose in Plate Final

Tweet 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

Blitzbokke top their pool

Tweet 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.

Super start for Bok Sevens

Tweet 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.