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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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Sevens Academy want to lay down marker

Sevens Academy want to lay down marker

Posted on November 29, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

It is fair to say that the SA Rugby Sevens Academy class of 2017/18 graduated with distinction after they played in the final of the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens International Invitational in Dubai this time around last year, and then travelled to South America where they won tournaments in Uruguay and Chile, starting 2019 on […]

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Dry on comeback trail in SA Academy side to Dubai

Dry on comeback trail in SA Academy side to Dubai

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Experienced Blitzbok Chris Dry will make a return to competitive rugby next week after being named in the SA Rugby Sevens Academy side to contest the International Invitational Tournament at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens. Dry’s last appearance in the green and gold was at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens in December 2018, where he […]

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Exciting new faces to join SA Rugby Sevens Academy programme

Exciting new faces to join SA Rugby Sevens Academy programme

Posted on September 14, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby Sevens Academy Manager, Marius Schoeman, confirmed invites to some of the brightest young stars on the local schoolboy scene, as well as more established players for the 2019 SA Rugby Sevens Academy programme. According to Schoeman, contracts have been signed with University of Johannesburg and Xerox Golden Lions player, Ronald Brown and Boland’s […]

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SA U18 Sevens Academy defends Windhoek title

SA U18 Sevens Academy defends Windhoek title

Posted on March 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Under-18 Sevens Academy team defended their title in the Capricorn Windhoek International 7s in style on Saturday as they thumped Germany 46-0 in the final to finish the tournament unbeaten. Such was the team’s dominance throughout the competition, they scored 333 points in their six matches over the two days and conceded […]

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SA Rugby confirms withdrawal of Steinhoff as Springbok Sevens sponsor

SA Rugby confirms withdrawal of Steinhoff as Springbok Sevens sponsor

Posted on January 15, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby confirmed on Monday that it had received notification from Steinhoff International that the company was withdrawing from all sponsorship activities. It means the Springbok Men’s and Women’s, and SA Rugby Sevens Academy teams will no longer carry the company’s logo. “We have been kept informed by Steinhoff of their thinking and they have […]

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Back-to-back victories for SA Rugby Sevens Academy in South America

Back-to-back victories for SA Rugby Sevens Academy in South America

Posted on January 15, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Sevens Academy ended their two week South American trip on a perfect note by winning the Sudamericarugby 7s tournament in Vina del Mar, Chile, early on Monday morning (SA time). The South Africans also claimed gold in Punta del Este last weekend in the first of two tournaments held to determine the […]

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SA Rugby Sevens Academy to test new waters in South America

SA Rugby Sevens Academy to test new waters in South America

Posted on January 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Two former schoolboy stars, a number of Blitzboks and a Cell C Sharks stand-out have been named in the SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad to travel to South America today to play in tournaments in Uruguay and Chile. SA Rugby Sevens Academy manager and coach, Marius Schoeman, named 18-year olds, Angelo Davids and Muller du […]

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SA Rugby Sevens Academy beaten in Dubai final

SA Rugby Sevens Academy beaten in Dubai final

Posted on December 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Sevens Academy made a fifth consecutive final appearance at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens International Invitational tournament on Saturday, but were beaten 17-5 by Esparanza 22 – an invitational side made up of players from New Zealand, England and Wales. The South Africans scored three impressive wins on day one of the […]

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SA Rugby Sevens Academy Under-17 training squad named

SA Rugby Sevens Academy Under-17 training squad named

Posted on October 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A SA Rugby Sevens Academy Under-17 squad was selected after the recent Interprovincial Sevens tournament for U17s in Kimberley, and will participate in a training camp in Stellenbosch and play in the Assupol Sevens, to be held at the Markötter Fields in Stellenbosch on 29 and 30 October. In total, 25 players were invited to […]

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