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Will it be love or hate for Powell in London this weekend?

Neil Powell has seen the best of times and the worst at Twickenham. In 2016 his team lost the final of the HSBC London Sevens after the final hooter. A year later they were crowned HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions for the very first time with him as coach.

Match report

Kuridrani leads Brumbies’ charge against Vodacom Bulls

A hat-trick by Tevita Kurudrani was the big difference as the Brumbies beat the Vodacom Bulls by 22-10 in Canberra on Friday afternoon, their fourth straight victory over the three-time Vodacom Super Rugby champions from Pretoria.

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Francke Horn: “I doubted if I would ever play rugby again”

Two years ago Francke Horn was uncertain if he would be able to play sport again after being diagnosed with a heart condition.

Team news

Smiles for miles as Blitzboks get ready for London

All the teams in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series play to their own beat, but few would argue that the broad smiles from the Blitzboks, just before every match kicks off, is one of the most recognised elements of the world showpiece.

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Gritty Emirates Lions beat Highlanders in Joburg try-fest

The Emirates Lions produced a gutsy performance to defeat the Highlanders 38-29 in their Vodacom Super Rugby encounter played in perfect conditions in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Buthelezi to lead Junior Boks at World Rugby U20 Champs

Phendulani Buthelezi will lead the Junior Springbok World Rugby U20 Championship squad, which features five players who participated in the tournament last year, for the global showpiece in Argentina from 4 to 22 June.

Vodacom Bulls' pack sets tone for triumph over NSW at Loftus

The Vodacom Bulls halted a fierce fightback from the Waratahs in the second half to score an important 28-21 Vodacom Super Rugby victory at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon.

Resilient DHL Stormers down Rebels in Melbourne

A strong finish by the DHL Stormers saw them clinch a 41-24 win over the Rebels in Melbourne in their Vodacom Super Rugby round nine clash on Friday.

DHL Stormers go down in thrilling Auckland clash

The Blues pulled away in the second half after leading by 10-6 at the break to defeat the DHL Stormers 24-9 in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday.