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  • Women’s Sevens World Series dates announced

    The 2015/2016 triumphant Aussie7s Women receiving their Series spoils in France last season. (Pic: World Rugby)
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    Friday, 26 August 2016   With the successful Rio2016 Olympic Games done and dusted, World Rugby got the Sevens excitement going again this week when they announced the dates for a re-vamped HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. With the women’s game having inspired millions around the world during the Olympic Games in Rio, the six-leg series will kick off alongside the men’s equivalent in Dubai in early December, before joining the Sydney Sevens in February. It then moves to a new location in Kitakyushu, Japan, in April...

  • Zimbabwe to host Women’s 7s Africa Cup

    Supporters of the LadyBlitzBokke at the Rio2016 Africa Sevens Qualifiers in Johannesburg in 2015. (Pic: Mike Jansen)
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    Wednesday, 17 August 2016   The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) will next month host the Africa Cup Women’s Sevens Rugby Championship tournament. Eight African countries are expected to participate at the Police Grounds in the capital. The hosting of the Women’s Sevens Rugby tournament will be a major milestone for Zimbabwe’s Women’s Rugby which has over the years grown in leaps and bounds. Some of the African countries expected to attend the tournament to be held on the 17th and 18th of September at the police grounds include: Tunisia Uganda Zambia Senegal South...

  • BlitzBokke claim historic Bronze Medal at Rio2016 Olympics

    TeamSA Sevens waves to the crowd having secured Bronze in the first-ever Rio2016 Sevens tournament.
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    Friday, 12 August 2016   The Springbok Sevens team, playing as part of Team South Africa in Rio de Janeiro, made history when they claimed the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games. It was the first medal ever in Rugby Sevens won by a South African team and highlighted the Blitzbokke’s efforts during the three days of competition. TeamSA outplayed Japan 54 – 14 in the Bronze-medal final, scoring eight great tries in the process. A hat-trick by Rosko Speckman earned him a spot in the record books as the first South African player...

Women’s Sevens World Series dates announced

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The 2015/2016 triumphant Aussie7s Women receiving their Series spoils in France last season. (Pic: World Rugby)

Friday, 26 August 2016   With the successful Rio2016 Olympic Games done and dusted, World Rugby got the Sevens excitement going again this week when they announced the dates for a re-vamped HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. With the women’s game having inspired millions around the world during the Olympic Games in Rio, the six-leg series will kick off alongside the men’s equivalent in Dubai in early December, before joining the Sydney Sevens in February. It then moves to a new location in Kitakyushu, Japan, in April before heading to Victoria, Canada, in May and then the series finale will take place in Clermont-Ferrand, France, at the end of June. World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont said: “The HSBC World Rugby...

Zimbabwe to host Women’s 7s Africa Cup

Posted on: Aug 17 2016 - 2:38am | Comments Off on Zimbabwe to host Women’s 7s Africa Cup
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Supporters of the LadyBlitzBokke at the Rio2016 Africa Sevens Qualifiers in Johannesburg in 2015. (Pic: Mike Jansen)

Wednesday, 17 August 2016   The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) will next month host the Africa Cup Women’s Sevens Rugby Championship tournament. Eight African countries are expected to participate at the Police...

TeamSA Sevens waves to the crowd having secured Bronze in the first-ever Rio2016 Sevens tournament.

BlitzBokke claim historic Bronze Medal at Rio2016 Olympics

Friday, 12 August 2016   The Springbok Sevens team, playing as part of Team South Africa in Rio de Janeiro, made history when they claimed the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games. It was the first medal ever in Rugby Sevens won by a South African team and highlighted the Blitzbokke’s efforts during the three days of competition. TeamSA outplayed Japan...

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The 2015/2016 triumphant Aussie7s Women receiving their Series spoils in France last season. (Pic: World Rugby)
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Women’s Sevens World Series dates announced

Friday, 26 August 2016   With the successful Rio2016 Olympic Games done and dusted, World Rugby got the Sevens excitement going...

Supporters of the LadyBlitzBokke at the Rio2016 Africa Sevens Qualifiers in Johannesburg in 2015. (Pic: Mike Jansen)
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Zimbabwe to host Women’s 7s Africa Cup

Wednesday, 17 August 2016   The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) will next month host the Africa Cup Women’s Sevens Rugby Championship...

FT score in the Medal SF match between TeamSA and Great Britain (Graphic: WorldRugby7s)
Posted on: Aug 11 2016 - 9:31pm | Comments Off on TeamGB halts TeamSA Olympic ambitions
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TeamGB halts TeamSA Olympic ambitions

Thursday, 11 August 2016   By: Mark Etheridge in Rio de Janeiro   South Africa will play for a Rugby Sevens medal as the code makes its debut at the Rio Olympics… but the...

Nervous start for TeamSA Sevens on Rio2016 Day1

TeamSA Sevens beat Spain in their opening OlympicRugby 7s clash in Rio de Janeiro. (Pic: WorldRugby7s)

Tuesday 09 August 2016   It was probably the magnitude of the occasion, coupled with the fact that it was indeed the first-ever Rugby Sevens competition to be played on the world biggest sporting stage. Be that as it may, almost all twelve competing nations at the inaugural Olympic Rugby Sevens tournament at Rio de Janeiro’s Deodoro Stadium came out with not all cylinders...

Women’s Sevens World Series dates announced

The 2015/2016 triumphant Aussie7s Women receiving their Series spoils in France last season. (Pic: World Rugby)

Friday, 26 August 2016   With the successful Rio2016 Olympic Games done and dusted, World Rugby got the Sevens excitement going again this week when they announced the dates for a re-vamped HSBC World Rugby...

Supporters of the LadyBlitzBokke at the Rio2016 Africa Sevens Qualifiers in Johannesburg in 2015. (Pic: Mike Jansen)

Zimbabwe to host Women’s 7s Africa Cup

Wednesday, 17 August 2016   The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) will next month host the Africa Cup Women’s Sevens Rugby...