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Blitzbok Stars Were Expected in Mauritius on Thursday



Blitzbok Stars Were Expected in Mauritius on Thursday
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Under the stewardship of former head coach Sandile Ngcobo, five Blitzboks are among a group of 13 to represent SA A at the Rugby Africa Sevens Series in Mauritius.

David Brits, James Murphy, Jaiden Barron, Mfundo Ndhlovu and Sebastiaan Jobb will be important contributors to the team, which is set to leave for Mauritius on Thursday, with their experience coming in handy in a squad that offers tournament exposure to half a dozen SA sevens academy players.

Ngcobo will take charge and SA Rugby’s high-performance manager Marius Schoeman will assist as well as acting as team manager.

Schoeman explained their participation in the tournament, which will have SA A face Zambia, Zimbabwe and Algeria in the first round.

“We were asked to step in after one of the original participants withdrew, so had to get ready on short notice.

That said, the players have been working with coach Sandile over the last couple of weeks and although they did not prepare for this tournament as such, it will be nice opportunity to be tested by other international sides,” Schoeman said…. Read Full Article on ‘SA Rugby MAG’

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