Goal kicking spoils our 7th heaven

Goal kicking spoils our 7th heaven

Jaco van der Merwe.

There’s little to complain about when it comes to the admirable Blitzboks. But there’s one thing that irks me greatly.

When it comes to South African sport, we have to count our blessings. Therefore, the last thing I want to do is whine about a team that has proved themselves as the most consistent top performer on the world stage in any sport over many years. The Blitzboks won bronze at the Rio Olympics, two out of the next three Sevens World Series and trail only New Zealand by a handful of log points four tournaments into the current Sevens series. They have class, skill, flair and great depth, and are a team we can be extremely proud of. But...




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