Blitzboks news

Blitzboks will be ready on Friday – Kok

Blitzboks will be ready on Friday – Kok

Posted on July 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Ask any of the Blitzboks who their toughest player at training is, and the name of Werner Kok is bound to come up as answer – and that has been the case for the last five seasons.   So when the popular player with his firebrand style expresses his happiness with the way training went […]

Read More
Delport pleased with Rugby World Cup Sevens progress

Delport pleased with Rugby World Cup Sevens progress

Posted on June 28, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Paul Delport said he was pleased with the progress and improvement showed by his squad as they enter the final stage of preparation for the Rugby World Cup Sevens, to be played at AT&T Stadium in San Francisco from 20-22 July. South Africa qualified as African champions last year and will […]

Read More
Powell looking for best combinations for destination San Francisco

Powell looking for best combinations for destination San Francisco

Posted on June 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Neil Powell is using the Springbok Sevens training camp in Johannesburg to fine-tune his selection options for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in San Francisco, USA from 20-22 July. The Blitzboks are currently preparing for the showpiece, where 24 teams will compete for the Melrose Cup, in Sandton as they combine altitude training […]

Read More
Three-time World Series winner Snyman in line for third RWC Sevens

Three-time World Series winner Snyman in line for third RWC Sevens

Posted on June 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens captain Philip Snyman is in line for a third consecutive Rugby World Cup Sevens appearance after being named in the Blitzboks training squad for the 2018 version of this highly regarded tournament, to be played in San Francisco from 20-22 July. Snyman is also a three-time winner of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens […]

Read More
Triumphant Blitzboks back in South Africa as HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions

Triumphant Blitzboks back in South Africa as HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions

Posted on June 12, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby President, Mr Mark Alexander, on Tuesday congratulated the Springbok Sevens squad on winning the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the second consecutive season. The record-breaking Blitzbok team of Neil Powell landed in Cape Town on Tuesday with the World Series trophy after the clinched the series in dramatic fashion in Paris on […]

Read More
Blitzboks humbled and proud to deliver back-to-back World Series titles to SA

Blitzboks humbled and proud to deliver back-to-back World Series titles to SA

Posted on June 11, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens captain Philip Snyman said it is an extremely humbling and proud feeling to return to South Africa as HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions for the second time in as many years. The Blitzboks clinched the series, played over eight months and 10 tournaments around the globe, with a thrilling victory at the […]

Read More
Blitzboks make history with consecutive World Series titles

Blitzboks make history with consecutive World Series titles

Posted on June 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team on Sunday did a French double by not only defending their HSBC Paris Sevens title, but in the process the Blitzboks also clinched a second consecutive HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title. The victory in Paris, where the Blitzboks also won last year, saw Neil Powell’s team move past Fiji on […]

Read More
Blitzboks to redeem themselves – Snyman

Blitzboks to redeem themselves – Snyman

Posted on June 9, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Blitzboks will face Spain the Cup quarterfinals of the HSBC Paris Sevens on Sunday as they look for a perfect ending to their 2017/118 season in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The Blitzboks topped pool B of the event, but had a very slow start to the day. They were edged 14-12 by […]

Read More
Blitzboks want final fling in Paris to be memorable

Blitzboks want final fling in Paris to be memorable

Posted on June 8, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The hallmark of the Springbok Sevens team in the 2017/18 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series was one of consistency, which saw them playing in all nine semi-finals thus far – the only team to do so – and Blitzbok coach Neil Powell is looking for more of the same in Paris this weekend. The 2017/18 […]

Read More
Expression session for Blitzboks in Paris

Expression session for Blitzboks in Paris

Posted on June 7, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Sevens captain Philip Snyman has only one wish for the Blitzboks at HSBC Paris Sevens at the Stade Jean Bouin on Saturday and Sunday – to enjoy the 10th and final tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. “The season flew by, and it feels like yesterday when we took the field in […]

Read More