The two South African Sevens teams will both face the USA on the opening day of the HSBC SVNS Cape Town next Saturday.
A decade ago, a number of 20-year-olds joined the SA Rugby Sevens Academy – as it was known at the time – and not too long after joining the set-up in Stellenbosch, engrained their names in the history books of the Springbok Sevens.
President of the South African Rugby Union, Mark Alexander, paid tribute to former Springbok lock Hannes Strydom who passed away in a car accident on Sunday.
Rassie Erasmus is set to take over from Jacques Nienaber as head coach of the Springboks, according to a SA Rugby official.
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has warned that it will continue to take legal action against companies that ambush its intellectual property (IP) rights.
Laurian Johannes-Haupt has been formally recruited by SA Rugby to join the team as assistant coach, leading up to the WXV tournament in October.