The Springbok Sevens team is free to resume their preparations for the Olympics after they were released from isolation in Tokyo on Thursday.
Neil Powell has named a preliminary 17-man squad that will represent the Blitzboks at the Tokyo Olympic Games where they will vie for gold in the sevens competition.
Check out what Siviwe “Shakes” Soyizwapi had to say about his inclusion in the Springbok Sevens’ preliminary 17-man squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Check out World Rugby’s newly launched sevens campaign – ‘This Is How We Sevens’ – as excitement builds towards the Tokyo Olympic Games, which kicks off in under 50 days.
Wallaby centre Samu Kerevi has been included in Australia’s 12-man squad that will compete in the pre-Olympics Oceania Sevens Championship.
There will be familiar faces among the South African sevens squads assembled by Neil Powell for the second tournament of Rugby Africa’s Solidarity Sevens Camp.
Neil Powell has revealed the reason behind the decision to move his Blitzboks into the Olympic Village just three days before their quest for gold at the Olympic Games gets under way in Tokyo.
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Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says the fact that the Olympics and British & Lions tour to South Africa could run concurrently in 2021 means he may need to rethink his plans for the squad to take to the Games.
Neil Powell says he is using the unexpected downtime to teach the youngsters in the Blitzboks set-up about financial literacy and some essential life skills needed beyond their playing careers.