Olympic bronze medallist Tim Agaba makes a welcome return to the Blitzboks team for the Hong Kong Sevens, while Selvyn Davids will make his debut.
Blitzboks playmaker Justin Geduld has been ruled out of the remaining four tournaments of the World Rugby Sevens, after picking up a foot injury.
Expect Blitzboks coach Neil Powell to spend a good few hours studying video footage of the England Sevens team in the coming days.
The fairy tale run had to come to an end at some stage. After winning the last three tournaments, the Blitzboks lost in the Canada Sevens final.
Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has warned his players not to drop their guard at the Canada Sevens in Vancouver this weekend.
Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, knows that the Blitzboks will have to endure another huge physical test when the HSBC Vancouver Sevens kicks off.
Springbok Sevens star Rosko Specman says Canada's cold weather will not trouble the World Sevens Series run-away leaders.
Sandile “Stix” Ngcobo has joined the Blitzboks in Vancouver as official reserve player for the Vancouver Sevens tournament.
Sevens rugby is not just about scoring glorious 100-metre tries. Sometimes you have to grind out victories - as the Blitzboks did in Las Vegas.