Blitzbokke Keen To Get Started In Hong Kong

The good form of the Springbok Sevens team in die first six tournaments of the World Rugby Sevens Series has given them confidence in their goal to win the Hong Kong Sevens, that starts on Friday.  Springbok Sevens captain, Kyle Brown, on Thursday said that the team is confident in their structures and that they go into the seventh tournament of the series with the aim to win the title and nothing else.  Brown says:  ‘Even if we play on a grass patch 50 kilometres outside of Hong Kong with only two people watching, we would still like to win the tournament.’

Meanwhile, Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, is happy with the intensity in training shown by his squad before the kick-off of the event, where the Blitzbokke will face England (14:50 SA time) on Friday and Russia (07:54) and Scotland (11:54) on Saturday.  The players have shrugged off any form of jet-lag and Powell was pleased to see the positive attitude in training.  The Blitzbokke boss says:  ‘The guys showed good intensity and that is always a good sign.’

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