The Springbok Sevens team on 1 February called up the uncapped Eastern Province Kings flyer, Tim Agaba for the Sydney leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as replacement for Justin Geduld, who returned home with a shoulder injury.
Geduld landed awkwardly during a tackle against New Zealand in their pool match in Wellington on Saturday morning (SA time). He did not play at all on Sunday, leaving the already injury-hit Springbok Sevens team to complete the rest of the tournament with just 11 players.
Agaba signed a full-time contract with the national squad only a few months ago after playing a starring role for the Eastern Province Kings during the 2015 Currie Cup, and he is considered as a very bright prospect.
Agaba scored his first try for South Africa in the game against the United States during the Las Vegas leg of the Sevens tournament on 5 March 2016.