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Shujaa in Pool D for Cape Town Sevens

Shujaa have been grouped with Ireland, Australia and Samoa

Kenya are in Pool D for the second leg of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series, the Cape Town Sevens taking place in Cape Town, South Africa from 13th to 15th December 2019. Shujaa have been grouped with Ireland, Australia and Samoa. They will start their campaign with a clash…

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Soyizwapi Left 'Speechless' by Blitzboks’ Effort in Dubai

With the SA Rugby Sevens Academy team winning the International Invitational tournament in Dubai, it was understandable that Soyizwapi credited the Springbok Sevens programme as a whole

To keep a New Zealand team scoreless in a rugby match is almost impossible; to prevent the All Black Sevens team from scoring in a final even more so. Yet, that was exactly what the Blitzboks did on Saturday in the final of the Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens, blanking the…

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Unbeaten Blitzboks to face Argentina in Dubai quarter-finals

The Blitzboks were down 14-0 against England halfway through the first half but showed their characteristic fighting spirit to overhaul the English

The Springbok Sevens team scored 19 unanswered points against England in their Pool D decider at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens to clinch top spot with a 19-14 win and will face Argentina in the Cup quarter-finals of the tournament on Saturday. The success of that clash, at 09h58 (SA…

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SA Rugby Sevens Academy off to fast start in Dubai

Angelo Davids was the most productive attacking player, scoring three tries on the day

The SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad started off strongly at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens International Invitational tournament at The Sevens Stadium on Thursday, easily winning both their matches. The side, laden with experienced Blitzboks, outplayed the Rambling Jesters 40-0 and French Military 22-0 on the first day of their…

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Blitzboks Want to Lay Solid Foundation as World Series Starts in Dubai

The Dubai tournament – the first of ten in the 2019/20 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series – starts at The Sevens Stadium on Thursday

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell knows the route to the top of the podium at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens – he has after all lifted the trophy more than once as a player, and watched his team do the same as a coach. The Dubai tournament – the first…

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Soyizwapi hoping to bring it all together

The new captain officially took over the armband from Philip Snyman at the start of the 2019/20 season

Twice last season Siviwe Soyizwapi – as stand-in captain – took the Blitzboks onto the podium and lifted trophies in Vancouver and Singapore. So, when the winger speaks about “bringing all the parts together”, Soyizwapi is referring to what was done right in those two weeks and what the Springbok…

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Werner Kok is Back Where it all Began

Kok missed a large chunk of the Springbok Sevens pre-season after being allowed by Blitzbok coach Neil Powell to join French powerhouse club, Toulouse, on a short-term loan

He is a former World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year, a two-time HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series winner, played in 47 tournaments and scored 106 tries for the Blitzboks. And still Werner Kok sees playing for the SA Rugby Sevens Academy side in Dubai this weekend as a step…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

UAE leaders congratulate Central African President on 'Republic Day'

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a message of congratulations to Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President of the Central African Republic, on the occasion of his country's 'Republic Day,' which is observed on December 1st. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister…

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Keep Your Shape, Trust the Process – Sage

Sage will return to the Vodacom Bulls and Vodacom Super Rugby duties early next year with renewed respect for his Springbok Sevens team mates

Vodacom Super Rugby and the Currie Cup refreshed and improved Dylan Sage as a rugby player, but the Blitzbok forward admitted it was still tough to get back in the green and gold and start playing sevens again. “In a way, it was a new start for me playing sevens…