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Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 7

Unchanged Cell C Sharks ready for DHL Stormers’ charge

Odendaal back to captain Vodacom Bulls in Brisbane; Emirates Lions mix things up for Auckland challenge; Unchanged Cell C Sharks ready for DHL Stormers’ charge The two Gauteng sides are both on the road in Australasia this weekend, and from a South African perspective the big coastal Vodacom Super Rugby…

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Shujaa drop to 12th after Vancouver outing

The team had earlier failed to qualify for the cup competition

The Kenya men's national sevens team, Shujaa, are down to 12th after the sixth round of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series, the Canada Sevens which was held at the B.C Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada this past weekend. Shujaa collected 6 points after exiting the tournament at the…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Blitzboks stay in World Series Hunt after Fourth Place in Vancouver

The Blitzboks conceded more log points to New Zealand, with the lead now nine points, after the Kiwis won the final against Australia

The Springbok Sevens team will return to South Africa on Wednesday with 37 out of a possible 44 log points gained on the North American leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, which includes a first HSBC LA Sevens crown, and a consolidated second place on the series standings.…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Springbok Women to defend Rugby Africa Women’s Cup title

This year’s Rugby Africa Women’s Cup marks the second edition of the tournament, with the Springbok Women set to play three matches

In another step up for womens’ rugby in South Africa, the Springbok Women celebrated International Women’s Day on Sunday with the news that they will defend their Rugby Africa Women’s Cup title between May and July, with the tournament featuring a historic first Test match in Madagascar. This year’s Rugby…

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Vodacom Super Rugby Review - Round 6

Vodacom Bulls thump Highlanders for first win of season

Cell C Sharks take SA Conference lead with win over Jaguares; Rebels break duck over Emirates Lions in Melbourne; Vodacom Bulls thump Highlanders for first win of season The impressive Cell C Sharks climbed to the top of the South African Conference standing following their 33-19 triumph over the Jaguares…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Imbokodo to face familiar foes in Stellenbosch

The Imbokodo played against Poland twice at invitational tournaments in France in May last year, winning both matches albeit with tight margins

The Springbok Women's Sevens team were drawn with China, Poland and Mexico in Pool A of the inaugural HSBC World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series tournament for women, to be played on 28-29 March at Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch. Japan, Papua New Guinea, Kazakhstan and Belgium will contest Pool B,…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Blitzboks need to embrace opportunities in Vancouver – Afrika

Afrika would love nothing more to leave Canada with a gold medal, but that outcome was not high on the agenda when he presented the defence session to the team this week

It’s hard to argue with the mark made on the world sevens stage by Blitzbok Cecil Afrika, who has pretty much achieved all there is in his stellar career on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. But the fire and drive to finish at the top – on his own…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Vodacom Super Rugby Preview - Round 6

Vodacom Bulls hand out two debuts for Highlanders clash

Alberts and Simelane start for Emirates Lions in Melbourne; Sbu Nkosi returns for Jaguares clash in Durban; Vodacom Bulls hand out two debuts for Highlanders clash The Cell C Sharks tackle the Jaguares in Durban on Saturday afternoon in their first game since returning from their successful Vodacom Super Rugby…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Ndhlovu into Match Day Squad for HSBC Canada Sevens

The switch will also see the role of Angelo Davids change from last weekend

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell swopped the roles of Mfundo Ndhlovu and JC Pretorius for this weekend's HSBC Canada Sevens, with Ndhlovu promoted to a first appearance in the 2020 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, while Pretorius arrive at BC Place in Vancouver as the official reserve player. Pretorius has…

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Blitzboks tear up the script to claim HSBC LA Sevens crown

Second tournament victory in the 2019/20 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

The Springbok Sevens team claimed a dramatic 29-24 win over Fiji in the final of the HSBC LA Sevens in Los Angeles early Monday morning (SA time) for their second tournament victory in the 2019/20 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The sudden death victory in the final – in which…