Seabelo Senatla had a memorable weekend as he was named HSBC Player of the Final, DHL Impact Player, and became SA's top try scorer
Seabelo Senatla has credited his "magician" Blitzbok teammates for making it possible for him to break the team's all-time try-scoring record.
Neil Powell says the Blitzboks showed "tremendous character" in winning the Wellington Sevens, but believes their consistency must improve.
To have broken the South African record at the age of just 23 proves what a phenomenal performer Seabelo Senatla has been, writes Ashfak Mohamed.
The Blitzboks clinched the HSBC Wellington Sevens tournament and extended their lead on the overall HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series log.
The Blitzboks doubled up on their success in New Zealand, beating defending World Sevens Series champions Fiji in the final of the Wellington leg.
The Blitzboks have finished first in Pool B at the Wellington Sevens after three dominant wins over Japan, Australia and Fiji.
Springbok Sevens captain Philip Snyman says the loss of Kyle Brown and Cecil Afrika to injury has robbed the side of vital experience.
Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has warned his charges not to underestimate Japan in their opening game at the HSBC Wellington Sevens on Saturday.
Former New Zealand sevens coach Gordon Tietjens says he is excited to face the All Blacks in his first game as Samoa coach.
Seabelo Senatla will be chasing the Blitzboks’ all-time try-scoring record, held by former Sevens great Fabian Juries, and he’s not far off.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell admits, however, it will be tough to fill Senatla and Kwagga's shoes, writes Vata Ngobeni.
He’s already played Super Rugby, now Siviwe ‘Shakes’ Soyizwapi can rediscover himself as a sevens star with the Blitzboks, writes Ashfak Mohamed.
Blitzbok speedster Rosko Specman is keen for the HSBC Wellington Sevens to start, after being named in the Dream Team at last year's tournament.
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.