Along with Seabelo Senatla, Kwagga Smith will also be leaving the Sevens set-up to join the Lions squad, leaving the team thin on experience.
Springboks Sevens coach Neil Powell says he always planned to include youngsters in the squad for the Wellington and Sydney legs of the World Series.
He was one of the stand-out players for the SA Under-20s last year, but now Zain Davids is about to make his senior rugby bow – in sevens.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says his team are determined to to win the World Sevens Series this season after four consecutive second-place finishes.
Kyle Brown ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during the Blitzboks’ semi-final victory over New Zealand at Cape Town Stadium.
Kyle Brown has been ruled out for the rest of the World Sevens Series and will undergo surgery after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament
Springbok sevens talisman Seabelo Senatla will leave big shoes to fill when switches to the 15-man game to join the Stormers next year.
Springbok sevens talisman Seabelo Senatla will leave big shoes to fill when he switches to the 15-man game next year to join the Stormers.
Disappointment could be seen everywhere on Sunday night after the Springbok Sevens team fell short against England in Cape Town, writes Wynona Louw.
It all came down to one conversion as the Blitzboks fell short of defending their Cape Town Sevens title in dramatic fashion.
It all came down to a single conversion as the Blitzboks fell short of defending their Cape Town Sevens title, going down ...
New Zealand gave the Blitzboks a real go, but the South Africans displayed unbelievable tenacity to go through to the Cape ...
Scoring was slow to follow after kick-off, but once the Blitzboks got going, they showed no signs of stopping against Wales.
The strength of their bench could make the major difference for the Blitzboks when they take on New Zealand in the Cape Town Sevens semi-final.
After a relatively slow start, the Springbok Sevens side picked up the tempo to secure a semi-final spot after thrashing Wales.