Motion without Notice by Honourable Busisiwe Veronica Mncube to congratulate South African Sevens Rugby Team

31 May 2011

Deputy Chairperson, I hereby move without notice:

That the Council-

Notes that the South African Sevens Rugby team has again done South Africa proud by also winning the Sevens World Rugby Series at Murrayfield in Edinburgh, Scotland, last Sunday, by beating Australia 36 to 35 in the final, following the team also having captured the London Sevens crown a week ago;

Further notes that this win was one of the most remarkable turnaround performances by any team in a World Series Cup Final; and

Takes this opportunity to congratulate the South African Sevens Rugby team, as well as their coach, Paul Treu, and the management team on this remarkable achievement.