Ex-marine to lead England Sevens in Australia

Ahead of the first leg of the 2011/12 HSBC Sevens World Series, Greg Barden has been named as England Sevens' new captain. "You could say it is one of your dreams as a child when you first put your boots on and play rugby so it is a huge honour and a huge…Read More

The Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) appoints women’s development officer

The Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) has announced that Elenoa Kunatuba from Fiji has been appointed as the first Oceania Regional Women’s Rugby Development Officer. The position, which is jointly funded by the International Rugby Board and the…Read More

77 Days Until Gold Coast Sevens

Australian Rugby Union today marked the 77-day countdown to the inaugural Gold Coast Sevens –Fever Pitch tournament with the announcement of the 16 countries that will battle it out in November at Skilled Park. The two-day event, which will kick off the HSBC…Read More

Korea fight back to win Shanghai Sevens

Korea fought back from a surprising pool loss against Philippines on day one to capture their third consecutive Shanghai Sevens title after edging Hong Kong 22-17 with a try in sudden-death extra time. Kim Gwong Min scored the winning try to complete a…Read More

Gold Coast replaces Adelaide, 7s series to start in Australia

The International Rugby Board (IRB) and Australian Rugby Union (ARU) have together announced that the Gold Coast will become the new home for the Australian leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series for the next four years, and will kick off the 2011/12 World…Read More

US Sevens building block to Olympic 2016

The USA men’s Sevens team has assembled at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California for a training and selection camp ahead of the third and fourth stages of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Wellington, New Zealand and Las Vegas, USA. USA Head…Read More

Federation of Oceania rugby unions concerned over IRB qualification rules for 2016 Olympic

The Oceania rugby unions are pushing to cement the Olympic 2016 qualification rules for Sevens rugby. The International Rugby Board (IRB) favours only one team from the World Sevens Series – which Samoa is the defending champion, to gain the automatic ticket…Read More
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