ARTICLES RELATING TO HSBC SEVENS WORLD SERIES

Blitzbokke kick it up a notch

2014-09-15 21:30

The Springbok Sevens’ preparation for the upcoming season switched to a higher gear when they resumed their training in Stellenbosch.

Powell mindful of squad depth

2014-05-12 18:38

Blitzbokke coach Neil Powell says he needs to improve the depth of his squad to make them more competitive next season.

Blitzbokke assess injured

2014-04-01 18:34

The Springbok Sevens returned from the Far East and immediately underwent their routine medical check-ups in Stellenbosch.

SA Kiwi fans spat at Blitzbokke

2013-12-09 10:31
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South Africans supporting the All Blacks reportedly spat at team members of the Springbok Sevens team in PE over the weekend.

Blitzbokke down Treu's Kenya

2013-11-30 10:00

The Springbok Sevens side have reached the semi-finals of the Dubai Sevens after beating Paul Treu's Kenya in the quarter-finals.

Treu reveals Kenyan goals

2013-11-05 16:00

Kenya sevens coach Paul Treu will strive for more consistency in developing the team towards qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Blitzbokke target fast start

2013-10-11 20:30

The Springboks Sevens team will be aiming to start the new Sevens World Series on winning note at the the Gold Coast Sevens.

Extra time agony for Blitzbokke

2013-05-12 13:08

A try in extra time has given England victory over the Blitzbokke in their Cup quarter-final at the London Sevens.

Blitzbokke reach Glasgow final

2013-05-05 17:20

The Springbok Sevens side have reached the final of the Glasgow Sevens event after defeating England in the semi-finals.

Double blow for Blitzbokke

2013-04-24 16:35

The Blitzbokke have received a big blow ahead of the Glasgow Sevens with stalwarts Cecil Afrika and Branco du Preez ruled out.

Blitzbokke fight back to stun NZ

2013-03-31 10:03

The Blitzbokke have won the Sevens World Series event in Tokyo after coming from behind to beat New Zealand in the final.

Ebersohn to join Blitzbokke

2012-10-30 07:44

Free State Cheetahs centre Robert Ebersohn has again been released to help out at the South African Sevens team.

Fiji thrash Kiwis for title

2012-10-14 12:18

Fiji have outplayed their rivals, New Zealand, in the final of the Gold Coast Sevens in Queensland, Australia.

Blitzbokke ready to fire

2012-10-11 19:46

Blitzbokke captain Kyle Brown says they are fired up for the new World Sevens Series, which starts in Australia this weekend.

SA Sevens leg stays in PE

2012-06-26 15:04

The International Rugby Board has confirmed that Port Elizabeth will once again play host to the SA leg of the Sevens World Series.

Treu bitterly disappointed

2012-05-13 20:37

Springbok Sevens coach Paul Treu has expressed his disappointment with his team’s very indifferent season.

NZ crush SA to claim series

2012-05-13 12:28

New Zealand have secured the HSBC Sevens World Series title after crushing South Africa in the London event's quarter-final.

Blitzbokke call up Powell

2012-05-08 18:52

Injuries have forced the Springbok Sevens team to call up veteran Neil Powell ahead of the sevens event in London.

Samoa demolish Blitzbokke

2012-05-06 16:27

Samoa have comprehensively outplayed the Springbok Sevens team in their Plate semi-final at the Glasgow Sevens.

Varsity boost for Blitzbokke

2012-04-24 16:18

The Blitzbokke squad for the upcoming Sevens World Series events contains four players who performed prominently in the Varsity Cup.

Blitzbokke draw host nation

2012-04-01 21:39

The South African Sevens team were drawn together with Scotland, Wales and Russia in Pool D for the Glasgow Sevens in May.

More agony for Blitzbokke

2012-04-01 11:40

An injury ravaged South African Sevens side have gone down to Fiji in the Plate final of the Tokyo Sevens.

SA down plucky Portugal

2012-03-31 08:44

The Springbok Sevens side have held off strong resistance from Portugal to win their second group game at the Tokyo Sevens.

Fiji victorious in Hong Kong

2012-03-25 13:55

Fiji won the Hong Kong Sevens after beating New Zealand in the final, putting them on course for the world series title.

NZ again Blitzbokke's nemesis

2012-03-25 10:54

New Zealand have continued their dominance over South Africa after beating the Blitzbokke in the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens.

 

SA women eye World Series

2014-08-26 17:33

The Springbok Women Sevens will face France, China and Mexico in their pool matches at the Women's Sevens World Series qualifier.

Blitzbokke fall in Glasgow

2014-05-04 21:10

Kenya have ended South Africa’s participation at the Glasgow Sevens with a rare victory in their Plate semi-final clash.

Blitzbokke fall short in Tokyo

2014-03-23 10:18

The Springbok Sevens side have fallen short of defending their Tokyo Sevens title after losing to Fiji in the final.

PE gears up for Sevens arrival

2013-12-02 16:00

The 16 teams competing in the HSBC Sevens World Series circus is set to arrive en masse for the Nelson Mandela Bay tournament.

Blitzbokke set for Dubai quest

2013-11-22 16:04

The Springbok Sevens have made three changes to their squad for the next two rounds of the World Series in Dubai and Port Elizabeth.

Treu begins his new quest

2013-10-31 17:04

Former Blitzbokke coach Paul Treu will officially take charge of the Kenya team on a three-year-contract until the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Horne in Sevens Dream Team

2013-05-13 12:30

South Africa's Frankie Horne has been selected in the Sevens World Series Dream Team after the completion of the 2012/13 series.

Blitzbokke floor Kiwis again

2013-05-05 20:12

The Springbok Sevens side have won the Glasgow Sevens event after claiming their third final win in a row over New Zealand.

Blitzbokke book semis spot

2013-05-05 13:22

The Springbok Sevens team have coasted into the Cup semi-finals of the Glasgow Sevens after easing past the United States.

Warm welcome for Blitzbokke

2013-04-03 19:11

The Blitzbokke have received a warm welcome home in Cape Town after arriving from a victorious sevens event in Tokyo, Japan.

Blitzbokke reach Tokyo final

2013-03-31 08:23

The Springbok Sevens side will face New Zealand in the final of the Sevens World Series event in Tokyo, Japan.

All set for PE's sevens party

2012-10-17 19:03

Thursday marks the start of the 50-day countdown until kick-off for the much-awaited IRB Sevens tournament in Port Elizabeth.

Blitzbokke ousted by Fiji

2012-10-14 08:54

Poor decision making has cost the Blitzbokke in their Cup semi-final against Fiji at the Gold Coast Sevens in Australia.

New revamped 7s world series

2012-09-19 17:18

The rugby sevens world series has been revamped to give any team a chance of qualifying on the road to the 2016 Olympics.

Fiji win London Sevens

2012-05-13 21:02

Fiji won final event on the Sevens calender when they defeated Samoa in the final of the London Sevens at Twickenham.

England sneak past Blitzbokke

2012-05-13 16:33

A last-gasp try from SA-born Matt Turner has enabled England to beat the Springbok Sevens team in their Plate semi-final in London.

Blitzbokke keen to hit back

2012-05-10 21:02

The Blitzbokke are determined to bounce back at the London Sevens after a dismal effort in Glasgow last week.

NZ win Glasgow Sevens

2012-05-06 20:09

New Zealand have won the Glasgow Sevens after defeating England in an entertaining final at Scotstoun Stadium.

Blitzbokke to stick to basics

2012-05-03 17:48

SA Sevens coach Paul Treu says his new-look team will be looking to keep things as simple as possible in the Glasgow Sevens.

Blitzbokke add new blood

2012-04-10 16:53

Springbok Sevens coach, Paul Treu, has added five players to his training group in preparation for the last two world events.

Aussies win Tokyo Sevens

2012-04-01 11:54

Australia are the surprise winners of the Tokyo Sevens after they sneaked past Samoa in a thrilling final.

Samoa demolish Blitzbokke

2012-03-31 12:31

The Blitzbokke have suffered an embarrassing defeat at the hands of Samoa in their Pool D decider at the Tokyo Sevens.

Blitzbokke too good for Scots

2012-03-31 06:52

The South Africans Sevens side have defeated Scotland in their first group match at the Tokyo Sevens.

Blitzbokke claim third spot

2012-03-25 13:10

The Blitzbokke have claimed third spot at the Hong Kong Sevens after demolishing England in their third place playoff clash.

Blitzbokke to face NZ again

2012-03-25 08:56

South Africa will play New Zealand for the second time in two days after they defeated Samoa in the Hong Kong Sevens quarter-finals.

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