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SA Women's Sevens set for tough Hong Kong test

SA Women’s Sevens set for tough Hong Kong test

The Springbok Women's Sevens team has been drawn to face France, China and Mexico in their pool matches at the IRB Women's World Sevens Qualifier in Hong Kong next month, the International Rugby Board announced on Tuesday.
Springbok Women into final World Cup preparations

Springbok Women into final World Cup preparations

The Springbok Women began finalising their preparations for next month's IRB Women's Rugby World Cup on Monday as the squad assembled in Cape Town for their World Cup holding camp.
NZ edge SA in Port Elizabeth Sevens

Brown up for IRB Sevens Player of the Year

Springbok Sevens captain Kyle Brown was one of four players nominated for the coveted 2014 IRB Sevens Player of the Year Award on Wednesday. Brown is joined on the shortlist by Tim Mikkelson (New Zealand), Tom Mitchell (England) and Samisoni Viriviri (Fiji).
Springbok women qualify for World Cup

Tough RWC pool for Springbok Women

South Africa will face Wales, France and Australia at the 2014 IRB Women's Rugby World Cup in France after being named in Pool C at the official draw in Paris on Wednesday.
South African referee honoured by IRB

South African referee honoured by IRB

Paul Dobson, who has devoted his life to rugby not just as a referee but also as a schools coach and writer, has been presented with the IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service 2012.

Willemse named IRB U21 ambassador

South Africa’s Ashwin Willemse has been selected by the International Rugby Board to be the ambassador for its upcoming junior world championships.
Afrika takes top sevens accolade

Afrika takes top sevens accolade

Eastern Cape-born Cecil Afrika, top points and try scorer in the 2010/2011 HSBC Sevens World series, was recently named the International Rugby Board's (IRB) Sevens Player of the Year.
Kick start for rugby programme

SA crowned London Sevens champs

Cecil Afrika wins IRB Sevens award

Cecil Afrika was named world Sevens Player of the Year at the IRB Rugby Awards in Auckland on Monday. Four other South Africans - the late Kitch Christie, Francois Pienaar, Jake White and John Smit - were elected to the IRB Hall of Fame.
SA second in IRB Sevens Series

SA second in IRB Sevens Series

South Africa's Sevens rugby team claimed the Plate title at the Edinburgh Sevens on Sunday, defeating Scotland 14-5, to finish second in the IRB Sevens Series standings behind the runaway winners, New Zealand.

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