Rugby

Habana, Brits to play sevens

2014-06-11 12:30
Bryan Habana (AFP)
Cape Town - Springboks Bryan Habana and Schalk Brits have been included in the South African sevens rugby squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Regular Blitzbokke coach Neill Powell will take charge of the squad, which features several household names in South African rugby.

Apart from Habana and Brits, experienced sevens campaigner Cornal Hendricks was also included. He made his Springbok debut in the 15-man code against the World XV last week.

Super Rugby players, Cheslin Kolbe (Stormers) and Warren Whiteley (Lions), are also in the squad while the rest are regular customers for the Blitzbokke on the IRB Sevens World Series circuit.

The Commonwealth Games take place from July 23 to August 3.

SA squad:

Chris Dry, Schalk Brits, Frankie Horne, Kyle Brown, Branco du Preez, Cheslin Kolbe, Justin Geduld, Cecil Afrika, Bryan Habana, Seabelo Senatla, Cornal Hendricks, Warren Whiteley

Management: Ashley Evert (Manager), Coaches: Neil Powell, Allan Temple Jones

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