Cecil Afrika calls time on his Sevens career

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Springbok Sevens playmaker Cecil Afrika has called time on his illustrious career of 12 years as a Blitzboks stalwart. Cecil Afrika career Afrika is the Blitboks top points scorer of all time, with 1462 points to his name. He played in 66 HSBC tournaments, with a total of 345 games. His debut was in Dubai […] READ MORE


There is still Rugby Sevens to play; HSBC Canada 7s

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Losing matches, suspended competitions and leagues are bad news for sports fans yet, there is still Rugby Sevens to play; the HSBC Canada 7s this weekend to be precise. Whether your one game was postponed due to any interruption – COVID19 and the global impact of the Coronavirus outbreak being a monumental intrusion. So looking […] READ MORE


NZ Sevens success in sizzling hot conditions

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In conditions more suited to the dry summer of Sydney or sweltering desert of Dubai, Hamilton provided sizzling hot conditions for the HSBC (New Zealand) NZ Sevens tournament. The host nation provided rugby sevens to match the perfect stage of FMG Stadium, both the Women and Men running away with their respective titles. That delighted […] READ MORE


Goldrush for New Zealand Sevens in Cape Town

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For the fifth time ever, both the New Zealand Sevens sides were successful in their quest for the HSBC Sevens Series; in the first co-ed tournament in Cape Town. Both series followed up their stop at the Dubai Sevens, but the men did one better than their second place to South Africa. In Cape Town, […] READ MORE


Blitzboks Dubai delight, as Black Ferns 7s rebound

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With a quick look back at the latest leg of the HSBC Sevens Series, it was a positive Blitzboks Dubai result, with the Black Ferns 7s backing up well to earn their second win of the season. The South African men held firm all week, as they topped the standings in the opening leg of […] READ MORE


HSBC World Series teams prepare for 2019 Dubai 7s season start

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With two weeks until the 2019 Dubai 7s three-day tournament start, both men’s and women’s teams prepare for one of the premier legs of the HSBC Sevens Series. One of only a handful of tournaments for each competing series, Dubai is the beginning of the men’s year, while it will be leg two for the […] READ MORE


2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens awarded to South Africa

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Cape Town Stadium will be the host for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament, with the event playing over several days in September. The men’s and women’s competition will be the eighth edition of the Sevens pinnacle event. Now balanced against the Olympics [2020] and it will occur two months after the Birmingham Commonwealth […] READ MORE



Justin Geduld aiming to add his voice to Blitzboks 7s success

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As one of the current Blitzboks 7s team members, Justin Geduld is aiming to add his voice more in pointing his team towards retaining their 2017/18 HSBC Sevens Series title. The outstanding rugby sevens sweeper has the all-important role of joining the starting team and adding his own personal type of magic. “I think I […] READ MORE


Fiji 7s win at their ‘home away from home’ – HSBC New Zealand Sevens

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With massive support, it was no surprise when the final whistle was blown after the HSBC New Zealand Sevens cup match, that the unofficial home team won. With style and with humility, the Fiji 7s win at their ‘home away from home’. Raising the cup, Fijian supporters literally outnumbered local New Zealand fans when cheering […] READ MORE