Springbok Women’s Sevens news

Castle Free revealed as new headline Springbok Sevens sponsor

Castle Free revealed as new headline Springbok Sevens sponsor

Posted on February 28, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Castle Free, the latest product in a long range of established brands by SA Breweries, was on Wednesday revealed as the new headline sponsor of the Springboks Sevens, the Springbok Women’s Sevens and the SA Rugby Sevens Academy teams. The sponsorship continues a long-standing relationship between the rugby body and SA Breweries, said Jurie Roux, […]

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Commonwealth Games sevens teams named

Commonwealth Games sevens teams named

Posted on February 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A strong Springbok Sevens team will be in action as part of Team South Africa at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, where they will defend the title they won four years ago. At the same time, the Springbok Women’s Sevens team will be in action for the first time at this international […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens claim bronze in Brisbane

Springbok Women’s Sevens claim bronze in Brisbane

Posted on February 4, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens team claimed bronze in Brisbane on Sunday, after a good Day Two performance at the Super7sBrisbane tournament, played at the Sci-Fleet Stadium in Toowong. The South Africans outplayed France for the bronze medal and showed much progress in the process. A close, but deserving 21-19 win over the USA in the […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens in Cup contention at Super7s Brisbane tournament

Springbok Women’s Sevens in Cup contention at Super7s Brisbane tournament

Posted on February 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens team on Saturday secured a Cup quarterfinal berth in the Super7sBrisbane tournament being played at the Sci-Fleet Stadium in Toowong, Brisbane. South Africa won their matches against Papua New Guinea (22-0) and Sweden (12-5) to secure a Cup play-off spot despite a subsequent 31-0 defeat against England in their final pool […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens zoom in on first hurdle

Springbok Women’s Sevens zoom in on first hurdle

Posted on February 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens team arrived in Brisbane, Australia earlier this week with a new coach and captain, and according to Zintle Mpupha, the new skipper, they are excited and ready to test themselves against the best. Mpupha, who took over the captaincy recently, described the mood in the squad as “superb” after a good […]

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Delport makes Mpupha captain for Super Sevens in Brisbane

Delport makes Mpupha captain for Super Sevens in Brisbane

Posted on January 24, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Newly-appointed Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Paul Delport has named Zintle Mpupha to captain the team for the Super7s tournament in Brisbane, Australia next weekend. Former Blitzbok captain Delport, who took over from Renfred Dazel at the beginning of the year, called on Mpupha to lead his first squad for this invitational tournament, which also doubles […]

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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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Coaching changes for Blitzboks, Springbok Women’s Sevens

Coaching changes for Blitzboks, Springbok Women’s Sevens

Posted on January 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Renfred Dazel to the Springbok Sevens coaching staff and promoted Paul Delport into the position of Head Coach for the Springbok Women’s Sevens team. Former Blitzbok stalwart Dazel, who coached the Springbok Women’s Sevens team since October 2013, joined Neil Powell as assistant coach for the Springbok […]

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Valuable experience picked up by Springbok Women’s Sevens

Valuable experience picked up by Springbok Women’s Sevens

Posted on December 1, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach, Renfred Dazel, will leave Dubai with more boxes ticked than not after his team delivered a much stronger performance on Day Two of the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens tournament, the first of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, played at The Sevens Stadium, on Friday. The South Africans bounced back […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens out of Cup contention in Dubai

Springbok Women’s Sevens out of Cup contention in Dubai

Posted on November 30, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens team suffered three disappointing defeats on Day One of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series opener in Dubai, losing their pool A matches against New Zealand, USA and France. The South Africans were outmuscled in their opening match against the leading team in the world, losing 40-0 to New Zealand. […]

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