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Springbok Sevens takes World Series lead in Sydney

The Springbok Sevens team on Sunday moved back to the top of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series standings despite a 29-0 defeat to Australia in the final of the HSBC Sydney Sevens.

The Blitzboks, who started the tournament second on the log, moved past New Zealand after three tournaments in the series being played, with the next in the ten-stop tour next weekend in Hamilton, New Zealand.


Australian Women claim record breaking win in Sydney

The Australian Women's Sevens side have created history after claiming the HSBC Sydney7s title thanks to a 31-nil victory over New Zealand in the Cup final.

Since the HSBC Sevens World Series began in 1999, no team - in either Men's or Women's - has ever won a tournament without conceding a point but Australia did it in style, as they ran in 213 points in attack in front of a boisterous local crowd.


Blitzboks to face Kenya in Sydney Sevens Cup quarters

The Springbok Sevens team on Saturday scored two impressive victories over Spain (38-0) and England (33-12) to secure top spot in pool C of the HSBC Sydney Sevens and will meet Kenya in the Cup quarterfinals on Sunday. The Blitzboks opened their account with a 50-0 win against Papua New Guinea at the Allianz Stadium on Friday already, when the third tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicked off.

Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, was satisfied following his side's performances, which saw them scoring tries and only conceding two.


Australia's Day at the Sydney7s

The Australian Sevens sides got off to the perfect start on day one of the HSBC Sydney 7s, as the women scored three wins from three before the men capped it off with a memorable victory over the United States of America.

The Australian Women’s Sevens booked a Quarter-Final berth against Spain after convincing wins over Spain, Papua New Guinea and France in pool play. Australia's last eight clash will kickoff at 9.44am AEDT on day two.


Solid start in Sydney for Blitzboks against PNG

Blitzbok flyer Rosko Specman bagged a hat-trick of tries as the Springbok Sevens team opened their HSBC Sydney Sevens campaign with a strong 50-0 win over Papua New Guinea on Friday.

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell was pleased with the eight try romp, but warned that Spain and England, the remaining opponents for the Blitzboks in Pool C of the tournament, will ask more challenging questions from his team when they clash on Saturday.


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