ZIMBABWE’S Sevens Rugby team, the Cheetahs left their training base in Cape Town yesterday ahead of their participation in the 12-team HSBC Sevens World Series core team qualifier at the Hong Kong Sevens starting on Friday.
THE Cheetahs, Zimbabwe national Sevens (7s) rugby squad left for Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday for a one week training camp with the Springboks, South African’s 7s rugby team, ahead of the HSBC World 7s Series tournament set for Hong Kong on March 27 to 29.
THE Zimbabwe Sevens national rugby team, the Cheetahs, went into camp on Monday ahead of the start of Confederation of African Rugby Sevens tournament to be played at Prince Edward School on November 29 to 30.
ZIMBABWE national Sevens rugby side, the Cheetahs, will be gunning for nothing but the title when they host the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Sevens tournament at the end of the month, the team’s assistant coach Daniel Hondo has said.
ZIMBABWE has started preparations for the Confederation of African Rugby Sevens Africa Cup with 18 players being called up for the tournament set for November 29 and 30 at Prince Edward High School in Harare.
NATIONAL rugby team and Old Georgians fly-half Boyd Rouse faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious ankle injury at the weekend, which could rule him out of the 2015 Rugby World Cup qualifiers in June.
CHEETAHS captain Jacques Leitao says the team failed to handle pressure in their extra time quarter-final defeat to Italy in the HSBC Sevens World Series qualifier in Hong Kong on Saturday.
The last time Zimbabwe were in the international limelight was at the 15-a-side World Cup in 1991.
THE Cheetahs have lined up preparatory matches against World Sevens Series core teams US and Fiji in a bid to fine-tune their preparations before starting their campaign in HSBC Sevens World Series
ZIMBABWE’S rugby team will face Russia, Chile and Barbados in the pool stages of the ‘Core-Team’ Qualifier at Hong Kong Sevens from March 28-30.