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Horne lauds Blitbokke's spirit

2014-12-17 15:11

Springbok Sevens veteran Frankie Horne has lauded the team's recent efforts, but is adamant that there is still hard work ahead.

SA's Kok top Sevens tackler

2014-12-15 10:25

Werner Kok and Kwagga Smith have again proved their worth for the Springbok Sevens team at the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens.

Blitzbokke on top of standings

2014-12-15 06:51

The Blitzbokke have moved to the top of the Sevens World Series table following their win over New Zealand in Port Elizabeth.

SA record for Blitzbokke star

2014-12-13 20:23

Cecil Afrika became SA's highest point's scorer on the Sevens World Series circuit when he scored a try in their victory over Wales.

Fan disrupts play in Blitzbokke win

2014-12-13 15:16

The Blitzbokke’s first match of the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens was disrupted by a fan running onto the pitch.

Senatla more at home in Sevens

2014-12-12 12:00

Blitzbokke and Western Province flyer Seabelo Senatla says it's easier to switch back from 15-man rugby to the Sevens game.

No power outages for Blitzbokke

2014-12-11 09:10

The Sevens World Series event in Port Elizabeth will not be affected by load shedding, stadium organisers have assured.

New Lions recruit upbeat for 2015

2014-12-08 13:04

Sampie Mastriet hopes to make a positive impact for the Golden Lions and Springbok Sevens as he starts his new chapter in 2015.

Blitzbokke end day unbeaten

2014-12-05 14:32

The Springbok Sevens team have defeated Wales in their final pool match on the first day of the Dubai Sevens.

Blitzbokke off to fast start

2014-12-05 07:22

The Springbok Sevens team have started well at the Dubai Sevens, claiming a comfortable win over Portgual.

Blitzbokke hopefuls named

2014-11-25 16:04

An SA Sevens Academy squad, featuring several players with World Series experience, has been picked for upcoming tournaments.

Treu linked in doping scandal

2014-10-21 08:15

Paul Treu will face a disciplinary hearing after an investigation has found steroids in supplements given to Kenyan sevens players.

Duane in line for sports award

2014-10-15 11:11

Bok No 8 Duane Vermeulen and the Springbok Sevens team have been nominated for SA Sports Awards.

One debutant for Blitzbokke

2014-10-02 15:15

The Blitzbokke have named uncapped Golden Lions centre Ruhan Nel in their 12-man squad for the Gold Coast Sevens.

Brown has Olympic dream

2014-09-16 14:41

SA Sevens captain Kyle Brown says the experience at the Commonwealth Games has motivated him to play through to the Olympics.

Blitzbokke start Road to Rio

2014-08-26 17:33

With the prospect of Olympic qualification as a major incentive, the Blitzbokke have started with preparations for the new season.

Blitzbokke win Sevens gold

2014-07-27 23:05
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The South African Sevens team have won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Poms block Brits' Sevens move

2014-07-03 13:00

Springbok hooker Schalk Brits has been prevented from representing the SA Sevens team at the Commonwealth Games.

IRB wants stars for Rio 2016

2014-06-12 12:00

Global rugby chief Brett Gosper has urged international unions to play their star names at the Rio Olympics Sevens.

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 .

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 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.

 

Stormers' plan for Treu revealed

2014-12-17 08:20

Former Springbok Sevens coach Paul Treu will be groomed to take over as defence coach of the Stormers.

Blitzbokke dominate Dream Team

2014-12-15 08:58

Four South Africans have been picked in the World Rugby Sevens Dream team following the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens.

Blitzbokke to face England

2014-12-13 22:43

The Springbok Sevens team will play England in the Cup quarter-finals of the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens.

Blitzbokke march on in PE

2014-12-13 16:30

The Springbok Sevens team comfortably defeated Kenya in their second match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens.

Blitzbokke ease past USA

2014-12-13 13:06

The Blitzbokke got off to a winning start at the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens after beating Group A opponents, USA.

Afrika set to break SA record

2014-12-11 14:01

Blitzbokke speedster Cecil Afrika is on the verge of becoming South Africa's leading point scorer on the Sevens World Series circuit.

Sevens: CT faces new snub

2014-12-10 16:00

An extension to PE’s Sevens SA-leg contract, at the expense of Cape Town, looks increasingly likely, writes Rob Houwing.

Blitzbokke top seeds at home

2014-12-07 20:37

South Africa's Blitzbokke are top seeds after their impressive Cup win of the Sevens world series held in Dubai.

Blitzbokke see off Canada

2014-12-05 10:22

The Springbok Sevens team have beaten Canada in their second game at the Dubai Sevens event.

Blitzbokke raring to go in Dubai

2014-12-03 14:11

Regular Springbok Sevens captain Kyle Brown is eager to get back into the Blitzbokke jersey when they take part in Dubai.

JJ excited by Sevens stint

2014-11-10 16:00

While XVs rugby will still be his priority, Springbok and Blue Bulls centre JJ Engelbrecht is excited about joining the Blitzbokke.

Dippenaar blow for Blitzbokke

2014-10-16 12:39

Sevens utility player Stephan Dippenaar has been ruled out of action for up to 12 weeks after suffering a torn hamstring.

Blitzbokke ready to rumble

2014-10-09 19:04

With Olympic qualification looming large, the Blitzbokke will be eager to start the new season well at the Gold Coast tournament.

SA to face American Samoa

2014-09-16 16:13

The Blitzbokke will face African rivals Kenya, Wales and American Samoa in the opening round of the Sevens World Series.

What Powell told the Blitzbokke

2014-09-10 14:51

SA Sevens coach Neil Powell has revealed what he said before their Commonwealth Games final win.

Bok wing has Olympic dream

2014-07-30 10:13

Dual-code Bok Cornal Hendricks says winning the Commonwealth Games gold medal is just the start of his Olympic dream.

SA Sevens into Games semis

2014-07-27 15:07

The South African Sevens team have defeated Scotland in the Commonwealth Games quarter-finals in Glasgow.

Afrika to prove fitness in Rome

2014-06-17 11:03

Cecil Afrika will headline the Springboks Sevens Select team to play in the Roma Sevens tournament in Rome’s URC Stadium.

Habana, Brits to play sevens

2014-06-11 12:30

Springboks Bryan Habana and Schalk Brits have been included in the South African sevens rugby squad for the Commonwealth Games.

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.

Blitzbok Delport back in action

2014-03-13 14:07

Blitzbokke veteran Paul Delport will make his return to action in a tournament in Zimbabwe after being sidelined with a knee injury.

Two SA refs Glasgow bound

2014-02-10 16:03

South Africa will have two members in a squad of referees for the Sevens competition in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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.

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