Blitzboks enjoy spoils of 2020 season



Blitzboks’ unlikely heroes step up Birmingham

Every player that was part of the Springbok Sevens squad that won the Commonwealth Games gold medal this weekend had a different route to get to the final at Coventry Stadium down the road from Birmingham, and two of these, Shaun Williams and Mfundo Ndhlovu, emerged as unlikely heroes of the Blitzboks’ triumphant campaign.


Relief and gratitude for Powell in Birmingham

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell praised all 13 members of the Blitzbok squad for their superb performance at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this weekend, culminating in a golden result at Coventry Stadium on Sunday night where they comprehensively beat Fiji in the final.

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Dazzling Blitzboks are Commonwealth Games kings

The Springbok Sevens team won the gold medal at the Rugby Sevens event of the Commonwealth Games when they produced a brilliant performance to defeat Fiji 31-7 in a pulsating Final on Sunday evening in Birmingham.

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Blitzboks surge into Birmingham semi-finals

The Springbok Sevens were in firm control of their Commonwealth Games quarter-final on Saturday evening as they beat Canada by 33-0 to advance into the top-four, where they will meet Australia at 14h04 on Sunday afternoon at the Coventry Stadium in Birmingham.

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Mixed fortunes for SA at Commonwealth Games

The Springbok Sevens team have qualified for the Commonwealth Games quarter-finals after they beat Tonga (36-5) and Malaysia (46-0) in their two Pool B games in Birmingham on Friday, but it was a tough day for the Springbok Women’s Sevens team at the Coventry Stadium.