Pristine discipline and defence give Blitzboks the edge - Times LIVE

Dominant defence and immaculate discipline are the two main reasons that the Blitzboks are surging ahead of the field after three rounds of the HSBC World Sevens series. Save & Share. Tweet · Email · Print. The Blitzboks have made one of the best ever ...

Canadian men finish fourth at Wellington Sevens rugby tournament - Cape Breton Post

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Canada finished fourth in the Wellington Sevens after a 28-22 loss to Scotland in the bronze-medal match on Sunday. Earlier in the day, Canada had beaten Argentina 17-12 to advance to the semifinals where they were ...

Canadian men finish fourth, find their stride in Wellington Sevens - The Telegram

There have been more valleys than peaks of late for the Canadian men's rugby sevens team. But Canada climbed high at the Wellington Sevens on the weekend. The Canadians, who started the season with back-to-back 13th-place finishes in Dubai and ...

Saints and sinners: The weekend's talking points - Rugby World

It's only two years ago that the SRU were considering disbanding the Scotland Sevens team – how ludicrous an idea that seems now. The Scots followed fourth place in Cape Town with a podium finish at the weekend's Wellington Sevens, yet the bronze they ...

Wellington Sevens: Five things we learned - Rugby.com.au

The top 16 World Rugby sevens teams regrouped in Wellington for round three of the HSBC World Series and following a lengthy New Year break, many were wondering what surprises would be in store. Well, they found out – we all did, on and off the field, ...

Senatla, Smith in Wellington Sevens 'Dream Team' - Independent Online

Wellington – Following their triumph at the Wellington Sevens, two Blitzboks have been included in the Dream Team for the event. The South Africans won the tournament when they beat Fiji 26-5 in Sunday's Cup Final at the Westpac Stadium. As is ...

Blitzboks dominate in Wellington Sevens - RNews

After scoring a total of 28 tries and conceding just four at the Wellington Sevens this past weekend, the Blitzboks cruised to the Cup Title after beating Fiji 26-5 in the final. Out of three Sevens tournaments played in the 2016/17 schedule so far ...

Blitzboks drawn with England, Kenya and Japan in Sydney Sevens - Jacaranda FM

South Africa have been drawn with England, Kenya and Japan in Group A for the fourth round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Sydney next weekend. Blitzboks File Photo: Rio 2016. The draw was made at the end of the Wellington Sevens, which ...

Seabelo Senatla makes an 'impact' once again as he is named player of the final in Wellington - Ultimate Rugby Sevens (UR7s)

South Africa's Seabelo Senatla may have played in his penultimate tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2016-17 but the Blitzboks flyer looks set to leave a lasting impression after a stunning weekend of performances in Wellington.

Senatla, Smith crack nod for Dream Team - Sport24

Cape Town - Following the Springbok Sevens side's win at the Wellington Sevens, two Blitzboks were included in the Dream Team for the event. The South Africans romped to the title with a comprehensive 26-5 win over Fiji in Sunday's Cup final. Seabelo ...

Sevens in the south - is it a goer? - Radio New Zealand

Dunedin's Mayor Dave Cull is cautiously optimistic a Sevens in the south could be possible, as New Zealand Rugby considers the future of the Wellington Sevens. Crowds at the Wellington Sevens in 2012. Photo: Photosport. Only 20,000 people in total ...

Empty seats put Wellington Sevens in firing line - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Under a cloud ... fans stayed away in droves for the final between Fiji and South Africaat Westpac Stadium Phil Walter. Popular Stories. MAJOR UPDATE: Police confirm crash victim was a Yeppoon man · Angela Grice's heartbroken mum shares cancer ...

NZ Rugby: Small crowd makes Wellington Sevens unviable - Newstalk ZB

The smallest crowd in Wellington Sevens history threatens to shut down what was one of the most popular events in Kiwi sport. New Zealand Rugby will announce in March whether the world series event will remain in the capital or if its 18th edition over ...

NZ Rugby may pull pin on Sevens altogether - Radio New Zealand

New Zealand Rugby may give up hosting a leg of the Sevens world series in the wake of disappointing crowd turnout at the latest Wellington tournament. There were much smaller crowds at this year's Sevens tournament. Photo: Photosport. Only 20,000 ...

Future of Wellington 7's could be known within next month - Fijivillage

The future of the Wellington Sevens could be known within the next month after a weekend of disappointment at Westpac Stadium. Only about 10,000 people each day turned up for what used to be Wellington's biggest party. Sevens general manager Steve ...

Sevens officially in trouble - Wellington faces blowtorch review - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Rugby has acknowledged that the tournament may not survive in the capital, with executive member Nigel Cass saying there were just 20,000 for the latest tournament at Westpac Stadium. A continuation of that would mean the tournament was ...

Sevens' seven talking points: Blitzboks triumph at the World Series in Wellington - Daily Maverick

The Blitzboks won their second tournament of the World Series Sevens this season after a clinical weekend when they beat Fiji twice. Seabelo Senatla became the country's leading try-scorer and the defence put on another textbook display on how to do it ...

Silver finish - Fiji Times

THE Vodafone Fiji 7s team gave its best shot but came out second best to a tough South African side losing 26-5 to claim the silver medal in the HSBC Wellington 7s final last night. The Fijians started the game well when speed merchant Joeli ...

Who killed the Wellington Sevens? - Radio New Zealand

Opinion - Whoever came up with the idea of making the seats at Westpac Stadium yellow probably deserves a spot in NZ sporting folklore. No other stadium in the country has quite the same way of making visible just how sparse the attendance is for a ...

South Africa win Sevens, organisers to review low attendance - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

The Blitzboks had too much speed for Fiji as they ran away with the 2017 HSBC Wellington Sevens crown to cap off two days of rugby and entertainment, which was watched by more than 20,000 fans. South Africa won 26-5 in the fast-paced final.