SAS Rugby Sevens Academy

What does the Programme offer?

The SAS Rugby Sevens Academy is an international, 5-month, high performance programme developing players to reach their full potential, or to achieve higher honours.
  • Sevens specific positional coaching and context development (playing for a team)
  • Rugby experience and networking in a different environment
  • Providing players with an opportunity to be selected by partner clubs abroad
  • Game time against the SA Sevens Rugby programmes and Stellenbosch University team
  • The same high performance conditioning and medical staff working with SA Rugby Sevens and Western Province U/19 players
  • Access to the top medical practitioners who are working with South African top athletes
  • Players progress reports to coaches as well as feedback on specific player focus areas (if requested)
  • All participants staying together in a very safe world-class facility under supervisions
  • A very generous exchange rate for visiting players


Ages 18+


January – May 2021


Stellenbosch University & SA Sevens Rugby programmes

Player Reports

Full detailed player feedback reports on the following: Individual Benchmarking, Medical, Conditioning Statistics, Player Performance Plan, Lifestyle & Professionalism.

All Inclusive

24H secured accommodation & high quality, nutritional meals at SAS, our world-class professional sports facility and home of the Springbok Sevens and Western Province Rugby Institute.

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Download SAS Rugby Sevens Programme Brochure

SAS Sevens Coaches

Frankie Horne

Head of SAS Sevens

    Nadia Clenzos

    SAS Sevens - Physiotherapy

      Llewellyn Morkel

      SAS Sevens - Physical Preparation Coach

        View the SAS Rugby Sevens Player Database Player Archive

        Application Form

        For more information about the SAS Sevens programme, contact Frankie Horne, the Head of SAS Sevens:

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        Oscar Dennis

        Kenya 7s

        You promised he had it, and you delivered him to the international stage when you were comfortable. I cannot thank you and the Academy enough for seeing this and for getting him on a team - Sam Dennis, mother of Oscar Dennis.