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To keep a New Zealand team scoreless in a rugby match is almost impossible; to prevent the All Black Sevens team from scoring in a final even more so.
Siviwe Soyizwapi will lead the Blitzboks at the Dubai Sevens tournament next weekend as the 2019/20 World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off.
The Blitzboks have won the Oktoberfest7's competition with a brilliant last-gasp win over Fiji in the final.
Siviwe Soyizwapi, captain of the Blitzboks is hoping his team can finish the season on a high at the Paris Sevens this weekend.
Skipper Siviwe Soyizwapi got the Blitzboks off to a winning start in the Singapore Sevens as they defeated Scotland.
Siviwe Soyizwapi will captain the Springbok Sevens team at the Hong Kong Sevens next weekend.
The Blitzboks have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Hamilton Sevens after they cruised to victory against Scotland.
Springbok Sevens captain Philip Snyman and coach Neil Powell are pleased with the team's efforts at the Cape Town Sevens.
Despite tournament ending injuries to captain Kyle Brown and speedster Rosko Specman, the Blitzboks are through to the semi-finals of the Singapore Sevens.
The Blitzboks have beaten Samoa 26-5 in their opening Pool C match of the Singapore Sevens on Saturday.
New Blitzboks captain Siviwe Soyizwapi is impressed the skills level in the squad as they prepare for the Dubai Sevens.
Springbok Sevens captain Siviwe Soyizwapi will lead an interesting mix of experience and youth to Nairobi this week.
South Africa scored convincing wins over Australia, England and New Zealand in Munich to top their pool at the Oktoberfest7s and reach the semi-finals.
All the teams in the World Rugby Sevens Series play to their own beat, but few would argue that the broad smiles from the Blitzboks.
Chris Dry has been promoted to the Springbok Sevens 12-man squad at the Hong Kong Sevens after Zain Davids was ruled out.
There were tears of joy and broad smiles, as well as a sense of relief in the Springbok Sevens camp following their tournament win in Canada.
Springbok Sevens flyer Siviwe Soyizwapi hopes for another successful tournament as the New Zealand Sevens.
Springbok Sevens speedster Siviwe Soyizwapi says their efforts at the Dubai Sevens was "not what we stand for as a team".
The Blitzboks have beaten Argentina 26-12 in their final Pool C match in Singapore on Saturday.
The Blitzboks are top of the World Rugby Sevens Series standings but their focus is firmly on this weekend's Singapore Sevens.
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