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Unbeaten Blitzboks to face Argentina in Dubai quarter-finals
The Springbok Sevens team scored 19 unanswered points against England in their Pool D decider at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens to clinch top spot with a 19-14 win and will face Argentina in the Cup quarter-finals of the tournament on Saturday.
Blitzboks out of the blocks in Dubai
The Springbok Sevens team scored a 17-12 win over Kenya in their opening Pool D clash of the Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens, but had to overhaul their fellow Africans to claim the win.
Roux hails successful Georgian tour for unbeaten SA U19s
Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was pleased with the outcomes achieved as the SA Under-19 team wrapped up their two-match tour to Georgia with a 40-33 victory against the hosts at the Shevardeni Rugby Stadium in Tbilisi on Thursday.
SA Rugby Sevens Academy off to fast start in Dubai
The SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad started off strongly at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens International Invitational tournament at The Sevens Stadium on Thursday, easily winning both their matches.
Imbokodo ready for historic first at HSBC Cape Town Sevens
Springbok Women’s Sevens coach, Paul Delport, named Zintle Mpupha as captain of his Imbokodo squad for next weekend’s HSBC Cape Town Sevens tournament and included Zenay Jordaan as playmaker.
Roux rings the changes for second clash against Georgia
Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux – who is guiding the SA U19 team on their tour to Georgia – made wholesale changes to his team for their final match against the hosts at the Shevardeni Rugby Stadium on Thursday, with only three players retaining their starting spots.
RIP Ockie Oosthuizen (1955-2019)
SA Rugby President Mr Mark Alexander paid tribute to former Springbok Ockie Oosthuizen, who passed away early on Wednesday morning at the age of 64 following a short battle with cancer.
Soyizwapi hoping to bring it all together
Twice last season Siviwe Soyizwapi – as stand-in captain – took the Blitzboks onto the podium and lifted trophies in Vancouver and Singapore.
RWC winners Mapimpi and Pollard scoop top franchise awards
Springbok World Cup winning stars Makazole Mapimpi and Handre Pollard were the big winners at the Cell C Sharks and Vodacom Bulls’ annual awards events held on Tuesday night in Durban and Pretoria respectively.