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Blitzboks to face Kenya in HSBC Cape Town Sevens quarter-finals

The South Africans came from behind (14-0) against Fiji and then struck early against USA to secure an undefeated status

The Springbok Sevens team continued their good form at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens by finishing top of Pool A on Saturday, beating Fiji by 26-14 and USA by 21-15 after a 49-0 demolition of Japan on Friday. The Blitzboks will now meet African compatriots Kenya in the Cup quarter-finals…

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Imbokodo will look and learn as Spain loom

The Imbokodo scored two tries against Russia, with Liske Lategan becoming the first Springbok Women’s Sevens player to score a try for the team at this even

The Springbok Women's Sevens have secured an intended Top-10 finish in their debut appearance at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens and will face Spain in the ninth-place play-off on Sunday. The Imbokodo placed fourth in Pool A, but due to a better points’ difference than Ireland and Brazil – who…

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“Our defensive system makes attack easier” – Pretorius

Pretorius not only defended stoutly but had the Cape Town crowd on their feet with a stunning solo run to score his very first try at the tournament

Blitzboks forward JC Pretorius credited the defensive effort of the squad as crucial in their seven try romp over Japan in their Pool A opener at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens on Friday evening. The Springbok Sevens gave Japan nothing on attack and defended with great discipline, forcing the Japanese…

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Imbokodo to gain from defeat against Black Ferns

The South Africans, playing in their very first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event at home, were outplayed at the breakdown against New Zealand

Despite a 40-0 defeat at the hands of New Zealand, Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Paul Delport was in an upbeat mood after their opening Pool A encounter at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens on Friday. The South Africans, playing in their very first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event at…

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Powell keeps the faith as Blitzboks gear up for Cape Town

The Blitzboks kick off their campaign at 20h03 against Japan on Friday evening, while Fiji (13h51) and the USA (20h03) await on Saturday

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell named an unchanged tournament squad for the HSBC Cape Town Sevens, which kicks off on Friday at the Cape Town Stadium. Siviwe Soyizwapi will lead the same 11 men on the field that left Dubai last weekend as gold medal winners, a feat that will…

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Peyper, Barrett-Theron on Six Nations duty next year

Both referees were named in the SA Rugby National referees panel last month

Aimee Barrett-Theron will have the honour of officiating the opening match of the Women’s Six Nations for the third year in a row when France hosts England in Pau in February, while Jaco Peyper has also been tasked with holding the whistle in the men’s Six Nations next year. Barrett-Theron…

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Herbert Mensah, President of the Ghana Rugby Football Union, Joins Africa Sports Ventures Group Board of Directors

He currently serves as an Executive Committee Member of Rugby Africa where he heads up the Finance and Sponsorship Committee

December 11th 2019: Accomplished Ghanaian Business Man and former Pro Rugby Player Herbert Mensah has joined the Africa Sports Ventures Group Board of Directors bringing years of experience in the business and sports sectors to the young and transformative company. Mr Mensah is the current President of the Ghana Rugby…

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Delport names six debutants for HSBC Cape Town Sevens

Forwards Rights Mkhari, Buhle Sonamzi, Catha Jacobs, Sizo Solontsi will join backs Meghan Phillips and Liske Lategan for their first ever appearance

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Paul Delport confirmed six debutants in his tournament squad of 12 players for the inaugural women’s leg of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens, from 13-15 December at Cape Town Stadium. Forwards Rights Mkhari, Buhle Sonamzi, Catha Jacobs, Sizo Solontsi will join backs Meghan Phillips and Liske…

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HSBC Cape Town Sevens 2019 – what you HAVE to know

If you’re attending the event, make sure you know all the ins and outs of what will be happening on Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Cape Town is abuzz with sevens rugby action this week in the build-up to the highly-anticipated fifth instalment of the popular HSBC Cape Town Sevens, the second tournament on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. If you’re attending the event, make sure you know all the ins and outs of…

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Imbokodo don't just want to be ‘present’ – Mpupha

Mpupha led the squad at the Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup Sevens tournaments as well and that will help the experience of playing at home she feels

The Springbok Women’s Sevens squad are grateful and honoured to be part of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series for the first ever event and hope to take in all the excitement, the significance and the passion of what the tournament will bring. “But,” said Imbokodo captain Zintle Mpupha,…