Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, welcomed back Blitzboks regulars Kyle Brown, Kwagga Smith, Justin Geduld and Seabelo Senatla to his squad for the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens, the opening tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
On a mission to retain their 2016 title, the Welkom based Griffons faced the Leopards at the HT Pelatona Projects Stadium in a hard fought final that eventually saw the home side lift the trophy for the second time in as many years.
The fun-filled, hour-long activity is an initiative of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa sports outreach programme, which is supported annually by the Springboks.
Following an epic battle over the mountain by 4 men, defending champion, Thabang Madiba, was able to retain his 4 Peaks crown at today’s Trappers Bloemfontein 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Bloemfontein Courant Reverse Route.
No matter how hard they tried to get back into the game, South Africa, who had chances of their own but did not convert them, could not break the Chipolopolo defence.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee and his coaching staff shared their rugby knowledge and experience with more than 60 club and schools coaches at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
Mahoje and Venter return for Currie Cup duty.