Blitzboks want to lay solid foundation as World Series starts in Dubai

2019-12-04 22:31

Blitzboks coach Neil Powell knows the route to the top of the podium at the Dubai Sevens and hopes his side can start the new season on a high.

Ready, steady, go for Blitzboks - Powell

2019-10-24 13:54

The Athlete's Factory Sevens in Chester comes at a ideal time for coach Neil Powell and his Blitzboks side.

Neil Powell: SA will be tested in Germany

2019-09-19 13:30

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell expects a tough challenge for South Africa at the Oktoberfest7s in Munich.

Standards remain important for Blitzboks coach

2019-05-31 12:55

Blitzboks coach Neil Powell is hopeful that the high standards they have will deliver a positive result at the Paris Sevens.

Will it be love or hate for Powell at London Sevens?

2019-05-24 18:51

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell will arrive at the Twickenham with positive anticipation has seen the best of times.

Blitzboks accept the Singapore challenge - Powell

2019-04-12 16:29

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has stressed the importance of getting the balance right at this weekend's Singapore Sevens.

Frustration for the Blitzboks in Hong Kong

2019-04-07 13:53

The Blitzboks came up short at the Hong Kong Sevens after losing both their matches which saw them miss out again on the big prize at the iconic event.

Soyizwapi to lead Blitzboks in Hong Kong

2019-03-27 14:23

Siviwe Soyizwapi will captain the Springbok Sevens team at the Hong Kong Sevens next weekend.

Powell pleased with Blitzboks' performance

2019-03-10 11:28

Blitzbok coach Neil Powell was happy with how his team went about their business on the opening day of the Vancouver Sevens in Canada.

Powell plays a youthful hand in Las Vegas

2019-03-01 13:22

Blitzboks coach Neil Powell has opted for youth and potential ahead of the Las Vegas Sevens.


Ireland edge Blitzboks in AF International Sevens final

2019-10-26 22:40

The Springbok Sevens team suffered a disappointing 21-5 defeat against Ireland in the final of the Athlete's Factory International 7s in Chester.

Familiar look to Blitzboks squad for England trip

2019-10-21 13:10

A host of familiar and decorated Springbok Sevens players will depart for England where the Blitzboks will play in the Athlete Factory Sevens in Chester.

Blitzboks coach Powell to experiment at Oktoberfest7s

2019-09-11 13:22

Neil Powell named a strong and experienced South African side to travel to Germany for the Oktoberfest7s.

Blitzboks drawn with Australia at Paris Sevens

2019-05-27 07:14

The Blizboks have been drawn in a tricky Pool B for this weeekend's Paris Sevens.

Powell on Blitzbok fightback: 'It was a gutsy performance'

2019-04-14 17:20

The Blitzboks staged an amazing comeback in the final of the Singapore Sevens to beat Fiji 20-19, a performance coach Neil Powell described as "gutsy"

'We had to own up' - Blitzboks playmaker Geduld

2019-04-11 12:43

The Blitzboks went “back to school” this week as they stepped up preparations for the Singapore Sevens.

Powell happy with Hong Kong start

2019-04-05 16:40

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell was a satisfied man after his team started their Hong Kong Sevens campaign with a hard-fought victory over Japan.

Blitzboks receive favourable draw for Hong Kong Sevens

2019-03-12 10:00

The Blitzboks have been drawn alongside Samoa, Scotland and Japan for the upcoming Hong Kong Sevens.

Blitzboks still having eyes on improvement - Powell

2019-03-08 21:02

The Blitzboks do not have their one eye on the World Rugby Sevens Series log all the time, but they are pretty aware that they need to improve.

Blitzboks 5th in frustrating weekend at Sydney Sevens

2019-02-03 18:47

The South African Sevens side finished fifth in the Sydney Sevens in a weekend contrasted by good wins and unfortunate defeats.

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