Disappointing start to Hong Kong Sevens for Blitzboks

April 9, 2016 0
The Springbok Sevens suffered a disappointing 21-14 defeat against England in the opening match of the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens on Friday and Blitzboks coach Neil Powell afterwards admitted his frustrations with the South African effort. “We knew England would be a tough nut on the last match of the day as they always…

Agaba a bright star on the rise

February 1, 2016 1
Tim Agaba from East London caught the attention of the rugby public in 2013 when he played number eight in the Varsity Cup for tIthe Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Madibaz) in Port Elizabeth. Since then he played for the Eastern Province Kings and the Sharks and is now part of the SA Academy Sevens Team…

Aussie Sevens sign Nick Cummins

January 12, 2016 0
The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens program today confirmed the signing of Wallaby outside back Nick Cummins for 2016. The 28-year-old will link up with the squad in March and will be available for selection for the final four legs of 2015-16 HSBC Sevens World Series season until the conclusion of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.…

Friend appointed Australian Men’s Sevens Head Coach

January 5, 2016 0
The Qantas Australian Sevens program has named Andy Friend as the national Men’s Sevens Head Coach on a two-and-a-half-year contract. Friend will join the Australian Sevens program from Japanese club Suntory Sungoliath at the conclusion of the current Japan Top League season later this month. Prior to his four seasons in Japan, the 46-year-old was…

WP secure back-to-back U17 Interprovincial Sevens titles

October 5, 2015 0
Western Province on Saturday secured back-to-back South African Rugby Union Under-17 Interprovincial Sevens titles as they defeated SWD 43-7 in the Cup Final at Hoërskool Paarl Gimnasium to complete the competition unbeaten. The Pumas won the Plate Final, while Free State won the Bowl Final and KwaZulu-Natal the Shield Final. Western Province booked their place…

Blue Bulls men and Border women win SARU Interprovincial 7’s

November 1, 2014 0
The Blue Bulls men and Border A women’s teams were crowned the SARU Interprovincial Sevens champions at West Coast School in Saldanha on Saturday after winning the Cup Finals at the annual tournament. The tournament, which featured 16 men’s teams and 18 women’s teams, started on Friday with the pool stages, which determined which sides…

Top 7’s players to display their skills in Saldanha

October 30, 2014 0
South Africa’s top provincial Sevens players will have the opportunity to show off their skills at the SARU Interprovincial Sevens tournament in Saldanha on Friday and Saturday when they compete for title as champions in the annual event. The tournament, which will be hosted at West Coast School, features 34 teams of which 16 are…

The truth behind the Kenyan 7’s doping allegations

October 23, 2014 0
Kenyan Rugby Union Chairman Mwangi Muthee has stated that the local Anti-Doping Taskforce committee set up by the Kenyan government cobbled together fallacious information. This article first appeared on RUGBY365.com Kenyan Sevens rugby coaches, including former BltizBokke coach Paul Treu, were alleged to have given players a drink at the beginning and end of training…

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…

WP take top honours at the SARU Under-18 Sevens

October 7, 2014 2
[caption id="attachment_26183" align="aligncenter" width="160"] Western Province[/caption] Western Province on Tuesday won the SARU Under-18 Sevens competition at Hoërskool Monument in Krugersdorp by defeating SWD 31-24 in a thrilling final to cap off an exciting tournament. Boland won the Plate Final, KwaZulu-Natal the Bowl final and Griquas the Shield final, while the Leopards defeated the Limpopo…

Pools drawn for Gold Coast Sevens

September 16, 2014 0
Defending champions New Zealand will play Samoa, France and Japan on the first day of the new season, after the pools were drawn for the first round of the HSBC Sevens World Series on Australia's Gold Coast on 11-12 October. Having finished runners-up to New Zealand in 2013, Australia will be looking to go one better on…

Port Natal win Plate Final

August 12, 2014 0
Port Natal Skool are the Winners of Plate final at the inaugural Clifton College 7's tournament . Port Natal Skool received an invitation to be part of the inaugural Clifton College 7’s tournament that took place at Riverside Sports grounds on Saturday 09 August 2014. The Port Natal team ended 2nd in their pool after…

DHL WP Sevens team for Limerick, London

August 1, 2014 0
[caption id="attachment_26183" align="aligncenter" width="160"] Western Province[/caption] The DHL Western Province Sevens team has been announced for the 2014 World Club Sevens tournaments in Limerick and London, which are set to take place over the next fortnight. The Province squad, coached once again by Ricky Petersen, will depart for Ireland on Monday ahead of next weekend's…

Vodacom Blue Bulls gear up for World Club 7s.

July 30, 2014 0
Former Blitzbok Ryan Nell and fifteens Springboks Waylon Murray headlines the Vodacom Blue Bulls Sevens team to participate in the World Club Sevens series, to be played in Ireland and England in August. Nell will also captain the side, while Murray will be vice-captain. A number of experienced sevens players have been included in the…

South Africa win Gold in Sevens

July 27, 2014 11
[caption id="attachment_46265" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Wing Seabelo Senatla scored 11 tries as South Africa won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games - Photo: IRB / Martin Seras Lima[/caption] What a game of sevens rugby over the whole weekend from the 7’s Springbok. They came from 7 points behind in the final to beat  New Zeeland…
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