hsbc sevens world series

Springboks are Sevens Champions again

South Africa defeated New Zealand 26-17 in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, claiming a second consecutive HSBC Sevens World Series title in as many weeks. The win moves the Springboks to the top of the Sevens World Series points table.

Powell reflects on Blitzbokke’s season

South African Sevens rugby coach Neil Powell on Monday reflected on his first season in charge of the Blitzbokke, which included winning titles in Port Elizabeth and Las Vegas, and finishing second overall in the international standings.

Blitzbokke bomb out in Glasgow

A disappointing showing in the Glasgow Sevens on the weekend all but brought an end to South Africa's challenge for the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series title. With only the London tournament left, the Blitzbokke lie second on the log, 19 points adrift of high-riding New Zealand.

Blitzbokke bomb out in Glasgow

A disappointing showing in the Glasgow Sevens on the weekend all but brought an end to South Africa's challenge for the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series title. With only the London tournament left, the Blitzbokke lie second on the log, 19 points adrift of high-riding New Zealand.

Afrika out, Dry in for Blitzbokke

With only two tournaments remaining, the South African Sevens team is in a battle with New Zealand to claim the overall HSBC World Series title. They'' head to the Glasgow Sevens without Cecil Afrika, but have a strong replacement in Mark Richards.

Springbok Sevens lose star forward to injury

With only two tournaments left on the HSBC World Series schedule, the Springbok Sevens team is in the running to lift the overall title. However, they are going to have to do it without star forward Chris Dry, who has been ruled out of the two events with a back injury.

Blitzbokke stopped in Wellington Sevens final

South Africa's attempt to win a third HSBC Sevens World Series title in succession was ended by New Zealand in the final of the Wellington Sevens on Saturday, with the Kiwis defeating the Blitzbokke 21-0 in the Cup final.

Blitzbokke capture Tokyo Sevens

South Africa captured the Tokyo Sevens rugby title on Sunday, their second tournament victory in three events, after a superb second half effort lifted them past New Zealand by 24 points to 19.

Burger named SA Rugby Player of 2011

Springbok flank Schalk Burger was named South African Rugby Player of the Year for a second time, while Currie Cup champions the MTN Golden Lions picked up a hat-trick of awards, at the 2011 SA Rugby Awards.

Afrika takes top sevens accolade

Eastern Cape-born Cecil Afrika, top points and try scorer in the 2010/2011 HSBC Sevens World series, was recently named the International Rugby Board's (IRB) Sevens Player of the Year.
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