Legendary South African Sevens playmaker Cecil Afrika will step down when his contract expires with the Blitzboks and will not run our for the side again unless called upon.
South Africa Sevens captain Phillip Snyman has highlighted the long term project of the Blitzboks following their fourth-place finish in the HSBC World Sevens Series after defending their title last season.
Fiji won the HSBC World Series on Sunday as they claimed the Paris 7s title by beating New Zealand in the Cup final 35-24 to be crowned World Champions once again.
Branco du Preez will become the most capped Blitzbok player of all time when he runs out at the London Sevens next weekend, surpassing Kyle Brown.
SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday of their interest as submitted to World Rugby for hosting the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town in 2022 according to a press release from Saru.
South Africa completed a remarkable comeback as they beat Fiji 20-19 after scoring 20 unanswered points in the second half.
The HSBC Sevens Series returns this weekend as Las Vegas will play host to the spectacle in what is becoming one of the highlights of the series calendar.