Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell was in a positive frame of mind a day before the start of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the 2016 Olympic Games.
At the heart of the Blitzboks' bid for Olympic gold will be Seabelo Senatla, who scored 66 tries in last season's World Series.
The sun shone on the French on Saturday in Rio as they beat Spain in the first rugby match played at the Olympics in 92 years.
Rugby returned to the Olympics after a gap of 92 years in brilliant Rio sunshine with New Zealand and Australia dominating ...
Rugby Union's governing body said that the meteoric growth of the sevens form of the game could see it have the same contribution ...
When the Springbok Sevens began their journey to the Olympics, the feeling of excitement and anxiety in equal measure hit home.
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Juan de Jongh was possibly going to start in midfield for the Springboks in June, and lead the Stormers in the Super Rugby playoffs last weekend.
The reintroduction of rugby to the Olympic Games has provided South Africa with a genuine chance of collecting another medal.
They say leaders are born, not made, but the Springbok Sevens have a leader who didn't hesitate when the call came for him to lead from the front.
Cousins, world 400m champ Wayde van Niekerk and pocket-rocket Sevens player Cheslin Kolbe, will both be chasing silverware at Rio.
The next few days will be tense for Bok Sevens coach Neil Powell as he looks to cut his squad of 19 down to size for the Rio Games.
Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell announced himself satisfied with the first part of preparations for the Olympics.
Bryan Habana scored two tries as the Springbok Sevens made a three-match unbeaten start to the international tournament in Stellenbosch.
The Blitzboks may have arguably the best draw for Rio, but coach Neil Powell has warned that there will be "no easy games" in Brazil.