CAPE TOWN – “We almost took winning for granted.”
That’s not something you’d normally hear an athlete admit to, but after they bagged their first tournament win this season, Werner Kok did just that.
The 2018/19 World Sevens Series has been a very different one to the stellar seasons the Blitzboks experienced, in which they won back-to-back titles.
This season, they’ve had uncharacteristic results to say the least, although the magnitude of those cannot accurately be measured given the transition phase they’re in.
But last weekend things were different, not only in terms of results but also performances.