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Springbok Sevens off to good start at Assupol Sevens

Springbok Sevens off to good start at Assupol Sevens

Posted on October 28, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team secured a quarterfinal berth against Maties Sevens at the Assupol International Sevens tournament on Sunday after scoring three wins on Day One of the tournament, beating England Academy, Namibia and Scotland at the Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch. The South Africans played with more rhythm as the tournament progresses and Springbok Sevens […]

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Kyle Brown excited and nervous about return to play

Kyle Brown excited and nervous about return to play

Posted on October 27, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens veteran and former Blitzboks captain, Kyle Brown, admitted some excitement and nerves as he prepares to return to the playing field after ten months. The third most capped Blitzbok off all time injured his knee at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens in December last year and had made a slow, but steady recovery […]

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Brown, Geduld back as Blitzboks open season’s preparations

Brown, Geduld back as Blitzboks open season’s preparations

Posted on October 25, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Regular Springbok Sevens squad members, Justin Geduld and Kyle Brown, will make a welcome return to play this weekend after being named in the Blitzboks squad that will play in the Assupol International 7s tournament in Stellenbosch on Saturday and Sunday. Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, included the duo in a 16-man squad that will […]

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Blitzbok Dippenaar calls it a day

Blitzbok Dippenaar calls it a day

Posted on October 18, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens player, Stephan Dippenaar, has called an end to his playing career and will join a family farming business near Moorreesburg in the Western Cape. The 29-year-old enjoyed a rewarding rugby career in both fifteens and sevens rugby which saw him earning gold medals in the domestic Currie Cup, Vodacom Super Rugby and the […]

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SA coaches happy with Dubai draw

SA coaches happy with Dubai draw

Posted on October 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, and Springbok Women’s Sevens coach, Renfred Dazel, are keen to their seasons going at the Emirates Dubai Sevens, to be played on 1-2 December at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai. The draw for the tournament was announced on Thursday and the Blitzboks, who are the defending HSBC World Rugby Sevens […]

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SA Sevens bag bronze at Oktoberfest 7s

SA Sevens bag bronze at Oktoberfest 7s

Posted on October 1, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Sevens Academy team on Saturday claimed third place in their first ever appearance at the Oktoberfest 7s, played at the Olympic Stadium in Munich. The South Africans lost their semi-final match against Fiji – their only defeat of the tournament – and then beat England in the third place play-off. The young […]

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SA Sevens keen to get season underway

SA Sevens keen to get season underway

Posted on September 28, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The South African Sevens team contesting the Oktoberfest 7s in Munich, Germany this weekend are keen to get the season underway on a positive note and set the tone for the remainder of the world calendar. The SA squad’s coach at the tournament, Paul Delport, said they have settled in well since arrival in Germany […]

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Blitzboks to step up preparations at Assupol International 7s

Blitzboks to step up preparations at Assupol International 7s

Posted on August 24, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team will step up their preparation for the forthcoming HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in October, when they take part in the Assupol International 7s tournament in Stellenbosch. The tournament, which was launched in Stellenbosch on Thursday, will see South Africa in action at the Markotter Stadium on 28 and 29 October […]

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