ARTICLES RELATING TO SEVENS WORLD SERIES

Blitzbokke off to good start

2014-05-10 12:12

The Blitzbokke have thumped Portugal in their opening match at the Sevens World Series at Twickenham in London.

Brown up for top sevens award

2014-05-07 14:03

Blitzbokke captain, Kyle Brown, is one of four players nominated for the coveted 2014 IRB Sevens Player of the Year Award.

No Afrika for Glasgow Sevens

2014-04-24 15:17

Mark Richards has replaced Cecil Afrika in the Blitzbokke squad for the penultimate Sevens World Series tournament in Glasgow.

Blitzbokke beaten by Australia

2014-03-29 13:47

The Springbok Sevens side have been beaten by Australia in their final group match at the Hong Kong Sevens.

Sevens schedule announced

2014-03-04 16:00

The IRB has announced the dates for next season's Sevens World Series, which has gained in significance in the build-up to the Olympics.

Blitzbokke face NZ in final

2014-02-08 09:11

The Blitzbokke will face NZ in a final once again as they attempt to win their third consecutive title on this year’s World Series.

Blitzbokke beaten by England

2014-02-07 10:56

The Blitzbokke have lost to England in their final pool game of the New Zealand Sevens, but still made the Cup quarter-finals.

NZ desperate to stop Blitzbokke

2014-02-06 07:41

The imposing Blitzbokke with their rock-solid defence are being targeted as the team to beat when the Wellington Sevens start.

Blitzbokke now NZ's nemesis

2014-01-27 12:27

The Springbok Sevens team is becoming somewhat of a nemesis for New Zealand after winning yet another final duel.

Blitzbokke into Las Vegas semis

2014-01-26 08:49

South Africa will play Samoa in the Cup semi-finals of the Las Vegas Sevens after thumping Argentina in their quarter-final.

Fiji struggling to pay coach

2014-01-09 12:00

The cash-strapped Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) has admitted it is struggling to pay the salary of high-profile Sevens coach Ben Ryan.

Treu confirmed as Kenya coach

2013-10-21 09:42

Paul Treu has been confirmed as the new coach of Kenya, with current Blitzbokke assistant Vuyo Zangqa to join him.

Paul Treu in line for Kenya job

2013-09-19 12:45

Former Blitzbokke coach Paul Treu is likely to be named as the new coach of the Kenyan Sevens team.

Treu pays tribute to Blitzbokke

2013-05-05 22:14

Blitzbokke coach Paul Treu has paid tribute to his players after they won the Glasgow Sevens event by beating New Zealand in the final.

Fiji comeback stuns Wales

2013-03-24 14:50

Fiji overturned a 19-0 half-time deficit to defeat Wales and successfully defend their Hong Kong Sevens crown.

Blitzbokke to face Spain

2013-03-23 14:56

The Blitzbokke will face Spain in the Bowl quarter-finals at the Hong Kong Sevens despite a good win over Wales in their final group game.

Kenya drop star player Injera

2013-03-13 21:22

Kenya have dropped their top try scorer Collins Injera and called up teenage wing Billy Odhiambo for the Hong Kong and Japan Sevens.

Treu wary of RWC minnows

2013-02-28 17:47

Despite receiving a relatively easy draw for the RWC Sevens, Blitzbokke coach Paul Treu remains wary of minnows like Russia.

Blitzbokke drawn in tricky pool

2013-02-21 17:48

The Blitzbokke have been drawn in a tough pool for the upcoming Sevens World Series event in Hong Kong next month.

Blitzbokke learn harsh lesson

2013-02-02 15:16

Springbok Sevens coach Paul Treu says it's back to the drawing board after a disappointing campaign in Wellington, New Zealand.

Giant-killers Kenya stun NZ

2013-02-02 08:36

Kenya have reached the final of the Sevens World series event in Wellington, New Zealand after upsetting the hosts in the semi-finals.

Blitzbokke beaten by Kenya

2013-02-02 06:15

The Bok Sevens side's poor run of form has continued after they lost to Kenya in the Cup quarter-finals of the New Zealand Sevens.

Blitzbokke book quarters spot

2013-02-01 10:41

Despite indifferent results on the first day's play, the Blitzbokke have reached the quarter-finals of the sevens event in New Zealand.

Depleted Blitzbokke aim high

2013-01-30 17:10

Springbok Sevens coach Paul Treu will be hoping his reshuffled squad can go all the way in the upcoming Wellington Sevens in NZ.

Players gave their all - Treu

2012-12-09 22:20

Springbok Sevens coach Paul Treu is disappointed after his side fell short in PE, but has praised the commitment shown by his players.

 

Blitzbokke out to finish strong

2014-05-08 16:28

Injured Blitzbokke captain Kyle Brown has joined coach Neil Powell in encouraging the team to finish the Sevens World Series on a high.

Daunting task for Blitzbokke

2014-05-02 11:32

The Blitzbokke face a daunting task at the Glasgow Sevens - where they are paired in the same group as New Zealand.

Injury blow for Blitzbokke

2014-04-09 14:36

Bok Sevens forward Chris Dry will miss the last two rounds of the Sevens World Series in Glasgow and London.

Senatla back for Blitzbokke

2014-03-17 12:46

While the injured Cecil Afrika misses out, Seabelo Senatla returns to the Springbok Sevens squad for their next two tournaments .

Blitzbokke lose to NZ in final

2014-02-08 11:10

New Zealand have beaten South Africa in the final of the Wellington round of the IRB Sevens World Series in Wellington.

Blitzbokke into semis

2014-02-08 07:33

The Springbok Sevens team fought their way through mud and driving rain to move into the semi-finals with a win over Australia.

Blitzbokke off to solid start

2014-02-07 06:57

The Springbok Sevens side have started their New Zealand Sevens campaign on a high note by easily winning their first two games.

Blitzbokke forced into changes

2014-01-30 14:12

Jamba Ulengo and Kwagga Smith have replaced the injured Blitzbokke duo of Seabelo Senatla and Rosco Speckman.

Blitzbokke triumph in Las Vegas

2014-01-27 06:53

The Blitzbokke have successfully defended their Las Vegas Sevens title after defeating New Zealand in the final.

SARU eyes next 7s World Cup

2014-01-23 13:26

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) wants to bid for the right to host the next Sevens Rugby World Cup.

Kolbe joins Blitzbokke

2013-11-18 14:24

Western Province speedster Cheslin Kolbe has joined the Springbok Sevens training group in Stellenbosch.

Extra-time agony for Blitzbokke

2013-10-13 09:19

The Springbok Sevens side have lost their Gold Coast Cup semi-final to Australia after the hosts scored an extra-time winner.

Treu: Season was a success

2013-05-12 20:15

Blitzbokke coach Paul Treu has heaped praise on his squad after they finished in second place in the Sevens World Series.

Blitzbokke hold off Kenya

2013-05-04 13:19

The Blitzbokke have started their Glasgow Sevens campaign on a high note after defeating Kenya at Scotstoun Stadium.

More misery for Blitzbokke

2013-03-24 10:45

Hong Kong continues to be an unhappy hunting ground for the Blitzbokke after they lost to England in the Bowl semi-finals.

Changes to Blitzbokke squad

2013-03-14 14:54

The Blitzbokke squad for the Hong Kong and Tokyo sevens legs shows three changes from the group that won the USA title.

Rugby stars to switch to 7s?

2013-02-28 21:18

The prospect of rugby sevens becoming an Olympic sport will attract stars from the full version of the game, the IRB's chief says.

Blitzbokke No 3 seeds for RWC

2013-02-25 17:50

The Blitzbokke are the third seeds behind leaders New Zealand and Fiji ahead of the Rugby World Cup Sevens draw in Moscow.

Blitzbokke set up NZ final

2013-02-10 22:43

The Springbok Sevens side set up a final against New Zealand at the USA Sevens in Las Vegas after beating Samoa in the semi-finals.

England break Kenyan hearts

2013-02-02 11:30

England snatched victory in extra time against Kenya in the final of the Sevens World Series event in Wellington, New Zealand.

More misery for Blitzbokke

2013-02-02 07:26

The Springbok Sevens side's horror-show in New Zealand has continued after they lost to Australia in the Plate semi-finals.

Fiji stunned at NZ Sevens

2013-02-01 12:05

Sevens rugby giants Fiji have been relegated to the second-tier bowl competition for the first time in their history at the NZ Sevens.

Blitzbokke disappoint in NZ

2013-02-01 07:12

Losses to Samoa and Canada have left the Bok Sevens side's hopes in tatters at the Sevens World Series event in New Zealand.

Graaff in Blitzbokke's plans

2012-12-20 08:37

Springbok Sevens coach Paul Treu is keen to utilise Griffons flyhalf Hansie Graaff for the remainder of the Sevens World Series.

Kiwis triumph in PE

2012-12-09 20:45

New Zealand have claimed their fourth straight South Africa Sevens title with a rampant win over France in the final.

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