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Between the ears for BlitzBoks

SA Sevens coach Neil Powell has focused on ensuring his squad is mentally prepared for the final two legs of the Sevens World Series.

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Old heads return for BlitzBoks

Neil Powell has made two changes to his squad for the final two rounds of the Sevens World Series tournaments in the United Kingdom.

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Aussies name squad for Glasgow

Australia Sevens head coach Geraint John has named an extended 14-man squad for the penultimate leg of the 2014/15 Sevens World Series in Glasgow

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Kaka returns to All Black Sevens

Key Sevens All Black Gillies Kaka has been included in coach Gordon Tietjens' squad for the final two tournaments of the Sevens World Series.

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Can anyone stop Maties?

Maties skipper Braam Venter knows that with Varsity Cup players available, his side have their work cut out to retain their Varsity Sevens title.

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Tough road ahead for BlitzBoks

Neil Powell chatted to Tauriq Ebrahim about the BlitzBoks preparation for the Glasgow leg of the World Sevens Series and the Varsity Sevens event.

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England Sevens star joins Bath

South African-born England Sevens player Jeff Williams will leave the shorter version of the game to join Bath next season.
 
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Read declines Rio offer

Kieran Read has changed his mind and declined the opportunity to play at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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Singapore to oust Tokyo Sevens

Singapore look set to take over from Tokyo as a new Asian destination for the Sevens World Series at its National Stadium next year.

BlitzBoks not good enough on night

Kyle Brown has said it was not his team's night as they went down 14-21 to England in the Final of the Tokyo leg of the Seven World Series.

BlitzBoks fall to England in Tokyo

England won their first Cup title since the 2013 Wellington Sevens, beating South Africa 21-14 in the final of the Tokyo Sevens.

Tokyo: Japan joins the big guns

WRAP: Defending Tokyo champions Fiji and South Africa book their place in the Cup quarterfinals with 100 percent records on Day One.

Preview: Japan Sevens

Things are heating up in the Sevens World Series as we look closer to Round Seven in Japan with the top three teams separated by only three points.

Ruhan Nel late cover for BlitzBoks

Utility back Ruhan Nel was on Wednesday called up as a replacement for the injured Stephan Dippenaar who returns home with a hamstring injury.

Pukke head to Sevens' birthplace

Pukke are preparing to represent South Africa at the tournament that launched Sevens as a sport - the Melrose Sevens in Scotland.

BlitzBoks call on WP Under-21 star

The BlitzBoks have called up uncapped Carel du Preez to replace injured forward Philip Snyman for the Tokyo Sevens tournament.

BlitzBoks keep noses in front

A third-place finish in Hong Kong saw the BlitzBoks hold on to their lead at the top of the Sevens World Series standings.

Brazil Sevens in the spotlight

They are the only Sevens team to have secured a place at the Olympics in Rio next year, but host team Brazil face monumental hurdles to hold their own.