News from December 2018

HSBC Cape Town Sevens 2018 – what you HAVE to know

HSBC Cape Town Sevens 2018 – what you HAVE to know

Posted on December 5, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Cape Town is abuzz with sevens rugby action this week in the build-up to the highly-anticipated fourth instalment of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens, the second tournament on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. If you’re attending the event, make sure you know all the ins and outs of what will be happening on Saturday […]

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Blitzboks grouped with NZ Sevens in Cape Town

Blitzboks grouped with NZ Sevens in Cape Town

Posted on December 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team will face Zimbabwe, Samoa and New Zealand on the opening day of the fourth edition of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens on Saturday, with the Blitzboks’ clash against the All Blacks Sevens concluding what promises to be a scintillating day of action. The defending HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions will […]

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SA teams pipped in Guinness PRO14

SA teams pipped in Guinness PRO14

Posted on December 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs were left counting the cost of high penalty counts and unforced errors at crucial times in their Guinness PRO14 matches as both South African sides suffered narrow defeats against their visitors from Italy and Ireland on Saturday. Benetton beat the Isuzu Southern Kings 22-19 in Port Elizabeth, while […]

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Mixed bag for disappointed Blitzboks in Dubai

Mixed bag for disappointed Blitzboks in Dubai

Posted on December 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team’s sixth place in the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens on Saturday was one of their worst starts in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in recent seasons, but coach Neil Powell feels there was improvement as the tournament progressed.  The Blitzboks claimed victories over Zimbabwe and Samoa on the first day, before a close defeat to […]

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SA Rugby Sevens Academy tick the right boxes in Dubai

SA Rugby Sevens Academy tick the right boxes in Dubai

Posted on December 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby Sevens Academy coach Marius Schoeman said the trip to the Middle East was productive despite his team losing 28-21 to Ireland in the final of the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens International Invitational tournament. The dual nature of this assignment – to play at a competitive level and to groom the next generation of […]

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