Sevens

Specman set for Blitzboks milestone

2017-05-10 13:56
Rosko Specman (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Speedster Rosko Specman will play his 100th match for the Blitzboks in this week's edition of the Paris Sevens. 

Specman goes into the tournament with 99 caps to his name, and he will be expected to bring up his century in South Africa's first match of the competition when they take on Scotland on Saturday. 

Specman, a former wing for the Sharks and Pumas at Currie Cup level, has been a part of the South African Sevens set-up since 2014. 

He was also a member of the 12-man squad that won bronze at last year's Rio Olympics. 

The Blitzboks go into the France tournament 25 points ahead of Fiji and they can win the entire 2016/17 World Rugby Sevens Series if they win or finish as runner-up at Stade Jean-Bouin. 

They are grouped alongside Scotland, Canada and Japan in Pool A. 

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Vote

Of the current crop of rugby commentators - across all languages - who is your favourite?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.