Blitzboks advance to knockout stages at the Los Angeles leg of HSBC World Series

1 March 2020, 2:48 PM
The Springboks Sevens (Blitzboks) placed themselves in the knockout stages of the Los Angeles leg of HSBC World Series after coming through the pool stages unbeaten.
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Blitzbokke on a winning streak 9 December 2017, 8:54 PM

The Blitzbokke continued where they left off in Dubai by winning their first two Pool A matches, in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Cape Town on Saturday

All systems go for third World Rugby Sevens in Cape Town 6 December 2017, 3:56 PM

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says the City is ready to welcome visitors and host its third World Rugby Sevens series at the Cape Town Stadium this weekend.

Packed Cape Town Stadium to inspire Blitzboks: Snyman 5 December 2017, 9:18 PM

A packed Cape Town Stadium and a sell-out crowd do give them extra legs and the Blitzboks are determined to reward the South African faithful with a commanding performance at the forthcoming HSBC Cape Town Sevens this weekend.

Boks return from world tour 4 December 2017, 3:12 PM

The Springboks have returned home after another disappointing tour overseas.

Wales send Springboks home with a loss 3 December 2017, 7:12 AM

Wales have narrowly beaten South Africa 24-22 in the Springboks' final test on their year-end tour in Cardiff.

Springbok Sevens to face Samoa in Dubai Cup quarters 1 December 2017, 8:03 PM

The Springbok Sevens team opened their defence of the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens on a positive note, finishing top of pool A on Day One of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series opener. The Blitzboks beat Uganda 19-10, Kenya 48-5 and Canada 28-0 in a performance that picked up intensity as the side found momentum […]

Springbok Women’s Sevens out of Cup contention in Dubai 1 December 2017, 7:28 AM

The Springbok Women’s Sevens team suffered three disappointing defeats on Day One of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series opener in Dubai, losing their pool A matches against New Zealand, USA and France. The South Africans were outmuscled in their opening match against the leading team in the world, losing 40-0 to New Zealand. […]

Gloucester players sing praises for coach 28 November 2017, 6:02 PM

Gloucester rugby coach, Johan Ackermann, has received praise from his players at the club for building structures which allow them to play to their strenghts. Gloucester recorded their fourth win in a row this weekend and are up to fifth place on the English Premiership table. After leaving the Lions for the UK, Ackermann’s premiership coaching […]

Boks in danger of losing fifth spot in World Rugby rankings to Scotland 27 November 2017, 9:25 PM

Scotland have closed the gap on fifth-placed South Africa in the latest World Rugby Rankings released on Monday.

Australia to play South Africa in Rugby Championship 27 November 2017, 5:20 PM

Australia have announced their home fixtures for the 2018 Rugby Championship season.

Southern Kings take ninth defeat 26 November 2017, 7:00 PM

The Southern Kings suffered their ninth defeat of the season when they went down 30-34 to Conference leaders, the Scarlets of Wales.

Coetzee praises Bok performance in difficult conditions 26 November 2017, 9:02 AM

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee praised his team for getting the job done by beating Italy 35-6 in very difficult conditions in Padova on Saturday.

South Africa crush Italy 35-6 25 November 2017, 6:24 PM

South Africa crushed Italy 35-6 in cold, wet and sombre conditions in Padua on Saturday to avenge last year's historic defeat by the Azzurri.

Boks look to record second straight win against Italy 25 November 2017, 9:39 AM

The Springboks will be looking to score a second victory in their late-year European tour, when they tackle Italy on Saturday.

Blitzbokke gear up for Dubai clash 24 November 2017, 5:02 PM

The Springbok Sevens have an experienced squad with key players returning from injury ahead of the Dubai Sevens which starts next weekend.

Springboks relieved after victory over France 19 November 2017, 6:01 PM

Springbok rugby coach, Allister Coetzee, says there is massive relief in the South African camp following their victory over France in Paris on Saturday night

Springboks edge Les Bleus 18-17 19 November 2017, 7:05 AM

A week after a 38-18 defeat against New Zealand, France failed to dominate a South Africa side who were comprehensively beaten by Ireland last Saturday and conceded their sixth consecutive loss to the Springboks.

All Blacks celebrate eight years as World Rugby’s No 1 17 November 2017, 11:39 AM

World champions New Zealand on Friday mark eight years – or 2,922 consecutive days – as the number one side on World Rugby’s Rankings.

Extensive changes made in Boks team 16 November 2017, 4:08 PM

As expected, Springbok Coach Allister Coetzee has made extensive changes to the Springbok team for Saturday's test against France in Paris.

South Africa loses bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup 15 November 2017, 3:44 PM

France has triumphed over South Africa and Ireland for the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Hosts and winners in 1995, South Africa were the favourites going into the vote of the World Rugby Council in London this afternoon after the country was named preferred host by the technical committee.

D Day for SA’s Rugby World Cup bid 15 November 2017, 8:59 AM

The World Rugby Council will on Wednesday, announce the host country of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in London, with South Africa expecting to win the hosting rights over fellow challengers France and Ireland. It comes after a lengthy independent evaluation process which concluded that South Africa was the clear leader. The waiting is nearly […]

SA’s Oosthuizen out of European tour 12 November 2017, 2:53 PM

Coenie Oosthuizen has been ruled out of the remainder of South Africa's tour of Europe after the prop suffered a knee injury during the Springboks' record 38-3 defeat by Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

SA can host 2023 Rugby World Cup: Ramaphosa 11 November 2017, 8:11 AM

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has come out in defence of South Africa's capability to host the 2023 Rugby World Cu

Rugby legends invest in EC rural schools 4 November 2017, 6:31 PM

There is renewed hope for the development of rugby in Eastern Cape's rural areas.

SA Rugby welcomes RWC 2023 nomination, prepares for confirmation 31 October 2017, 2:38 PM

South Africa will deliver a “Triple Win” Rugby World Cup in 2023, pledged SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux on Tuesday after World Rugby announced that South Africa was the preferred candidate following a rigorous assessment of the competing bids.

Springbok prepares for 2017 Castle Lager Outgoing Tours 30 October 2017, 8:32 PM

The Springbok squad has assembled in Johannesburg on Monday ahead of their 2017 Castle Lager Outgoing Tours to Europe. The Springbok who finished third in the 2017 Rugby Championship behind New Zealand and Australia will play Ireland, France, Italy and Wales. The national side is set to be without the services of Sharks’ number 8, Jean-Luc du Preez. The […]