ARTICLES RELATING TO SEVENS

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.

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.

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.

Blitzbok trio on duty in George

2014-01-08 16:02

Three members of the Springbok Sevens have been included in the SA Sevens Academy team for the George 7sPL tournament.

George Sevens event postponed

2013-12-09 14:10

The Sevens Premier League, which was due to be played at Outeniqua Park in George this weekend, has been moved to January.

Kings wing debuts for Chiefs

2013-12-04 09:00

Kings wing Sergeal Petersen will play for Kaizer Chiefs' rugby team in next weekend’s Sevens Premier League in George.

Titans get sevens rugby team

2013-11-26 15:35

The Titans will enter a sevens rugby team at the upcoming George Premier League 7s, with Jimmy Stonehouse as coach.

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.

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.

Kolbe to focus on 15-man code

2013-07-03 09:04

New Springbok Sevens star Cheslin Kolbe says his focus in the near future will be on the 15-man code.

 

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.

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 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.

Sevens speedster joins NFL

2013-12-27 12:09

US Sevens speedster Carlin Isles has been signed as a practice squad receiver by NFL team, the Detroit Lions.

Earl Rose back in WP colours

2013-12-05 07:42
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Forgotten Western Province and Lions utility back Earl Rose has been given another chance to resurrect his rugby career.

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.

Speckman joins Blitzbokke

2013-11-07 12:25

Pumas speedster Rosco Speckman has been added to the Springbok Sevens training squad in Stellenbosch.

Zangqa abandons SA 7s role

2013-10-21 10:30

Springbok Sevens assistant coach, Vuyo Zangqa, has informed the South African Rugby Union that he will not renew his contract.

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.

SA students on song in sevens

2013-07-14 21:52

South Africa charged to the top of Group C in the rugby sevens tournament at the World Student Games in Kazan, Russia.

Blitzbokke thump Japan

2013-06-29 11:01

The Springbok Sevens side have outclassed Japan in their second Rugby World Cup Sevens match in Moscow.

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