Bad day at the office, but Blitzboks still on track
The Blitzboks are a team that are best when they have ball in hand and that showed a week ago when they triumphed in Dubai, but disappointingly for Springbok Sevens supporters, they could not do the same this weekend in Cape Town, and paid the price.
Dazel optimistic about rest of HSBC SVNS season
Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel said that despite their HSBC SVNS Cape Town performances over the weekend, he is still confident that the team will achieve their season goal of finishing in the top eight of the series.
Australia and Argentina crowned Cape Town champs
Australia claimed a first-ever Cape Town title, and their second HSBC SVNS 2024 victory in a row, with a gutsy 29-26 win over France in an epic women’s final to cue ecstatic celebrations. The men’s final was a more one-sided affair as Argentina produced a dominant display to overcome Australia by a 45-12 scoreline to secure their first title in Cape Town.
More heartbreak for the Blitzboks in Cape Town
A disappointing weekend came to a close on a bitter note when the Springbok Sevens were beaten 31-7 by New Zealand in the fifth place playoff at the HSBC SVNS Cape Town on Sunday.
Disappointing end to a tough weekend for SA
The Springbok Women's Sevens team failed to replicate their promising start to the HSBC SVNS in Dubai last weekend when they finished in 12th position in Cape Town on Saturday, going down to Japan and Spain on Sunday.
Blitzboks into the quarters in the Mother City
The Springbok Sevens qualified for the HSBC SVNS Cape Town quarter-finals despite going down to Ireland in their final pool game at a vibrant DHL Stadium on Saturday.
Tough day for Bok Women's Sevens in Cape Town
The Springbok Women's Sevens learnt some valuable lessons on the opening day of the HSBC SVNS Cape Town at DHL Stadium on Saturday as they lost all three their pool games, against France, Canada and the USA.
SA get the party started at HSBC SVNS in Cape Town
The opening day of HSBC SVNS in Cape Town witnessed the very best of rugby sevens with the top 12 men’s and women’s teams in the world showcasing their talents and feeding off the vibrant energy emanating from the stands in the Mother City.
Mouthwatering 2024 home Test schedule revealed
Two of the Springboks’ biggest rivals both head to South Africa in 2024 for mouth-watering two-Test series, while a brand-new opponent will also make an appearance as the re-crowned World Champions come out of international hibernation from 6 July.
Blitzboks aware of hurdles in race to win at home
An impressive performance in the opening tournament of the 2024 HSBC SVNS in Dubai last weekend created expectations that the Springbok Sevens squad will do a double at the HSBC SVNS Cape Town this weekend.