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16 January 2019 9:31 AM Specman eager to prove he belongs in Super Rugby

Cape Town - Bulls wing Rosko Specman is eager to prove that he belongs in the XV-man code. Specman made headlines in sevens rugby over the past few seasons and was a vital member of the Blitzboks team that won consecutive World Rugby Sevens Series crowns. But the 29-year-old is now committed to the XV-man code and has been included in the Bulls’ Super 3555

11 January 2019 10:04 AM Improvement high on the agenda for SA Rugby Sevens Academy

Cape Town - The SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad will be looking for an improved performance in Chile where they will contest the second tournament of the Sudamerica Rugby Sevens circuit on Saturday and Sunday. The South Africans travelled to Vina del Mar on Monday after a sixth-place finish in Uruguay's Punta del Este Sevens tournament last weekend, and will be keen to deliver 138

06 January 2019 11:57 AM SA Rugby Sevens Academy faces Portugal in Cup QF

Cape Town - The SA Rugby Sevens Academy team on Saturday finished second in pool B of the Sudamerica Rugby Sevens tournament in Punta del Este after securing victories against Russia (26-5) and Colombia (10-0) before suffering a narrow defeat against Uruguay (7-0). This ensured that the team is still on track to defend the title they won in Uruguay last year, however 102

12 December 2018 7:23 AM Rassie: Stick played a big role in 2018

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has praised the work done by assistant coach Mzwandile Stick during the year. Having been the Bok backline coach under Allister Coetzee in 2016, Stick was then axed from the coaching team for 2017 with Coetzee instead turning to Cheetahs coach Franco Smith. Erasmus, however, made the decision to go back to Stick 96

10 December 2018 7:05 AM Record number of tries in Cape Town

Cape Town - Fiji won the fourth instalment of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens - becoming the fourth different champion in the Mother City - on a weekend which delivered the most tries ever at a packed Cape Town Stadium. When USA speedster, Carlin Isles, crossed the tryline in injury time of the Cup final, he scored the 297th five-pointer of the weekend, which 111

10 December 2018 7:01 AM National Rugby League star Hayne to plead innocent to charge

Sydney - A lawyer for Jarryd Hayne has told a court the National Rugby League star intends to plead innocent to a charge of sexual assault. The 30-year-old former rugby league international appeared on Monday in Burwood Local Court and had his case adjourned to February 13 in Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney. His lawyer, Richard Pontello, was quoted 79

09 December 2018 12:25 PM PICS: Some of the 'out there' outfits at CT Sevens

Cape Town - Sunday is finals day at the Cape Town Sevens, but the party atmosphere at the stadium is very much alive. This is the 4th year in a row that Cape Town Stadium has hosted the South African leg of the tournament, and it has quickly turned into a weekend that kicks off the festive season in style. Every year, South African rugby lovers pack out the venue 74

09 December 2018 10:30 AM Blitzboks down Scotland, reach Cape Town semis

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have defeated Scotland in their Cup quarter-finals in the final day of the Cape Town Sevens on Sunday. Kyle Brown led the Blitzboks after skipper Philip Snyman was ruled out due to injury. The Blitzboks ran three tries through Justin Geduld, Rosko Specman and Werner Kok. Geduld landed all three conversions to see the hosts to the semi-finals 83

08 December 2018 10:59 AM Blitzboks too strong for Samoa in Cape Town Sevens opener

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens side started their Cape Town Sevens campaign on a high note when they overcame the challenge of Samoa on Saturday. The Samoans took an early 7-0 lead, but a yellow card to Alatasi Tupou for a high tackle allowed South Africa to cash in and take a three-point advantage at the break. The hosts scored two further tries in the second 85

07 December 2018 7:30 PM Brown: Home support for Blitzboks 'humbling'

Cape Town - After 66 tournaments around the world, Kyle Brown knows a thing or two about winning tournaments on the World Rugby Sevens Series – be it in the USA, Europe or Australia, but most of all, he’s also had that winning feeling in South Africa. And not only in Cape Town, where the second leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off on Saturday 95