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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

England upset the Blitzboks at thrilling Vancouver Sevens

When you think of rugby strongholds, Vancouver probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind, but in its second year as a host city of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, Vancouver staked its claim to being one of the best rugby venues in the world, and once again prove that rugby is a growing force in Canada. MORE »

Monday, March 06, 2017

South Africa take yet another Sevens title, beating Fiji at Las Vegas 7s

South Africa have won yet another tournament on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, this time beating rivals Fiji in the final to claim the 2017 Las Vegas Sevens title. The 19-12 victory came after a hard-fought semi final against the host team, who came third overall. MORE »

Thursday, March 02, 2017

HSBC Las Vegas Sevens returns bigger and better to light up Sin City

This weekend the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series returns for the fifth leg of what has been an extremely entertaining and hard fought series so far. This year the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Women’s Series will also make an appearance in Las Vegas MORE »

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Seven blistering Sydney Sevens tries as Blitzboks win again

While most eyes were on the Six Nations this past weekend, the HSBC Sevens World Series made a stop in Sydney and once again it was all South Africa, defeating England 29-14 in the final. Here's a look at the seven best tries, each one seemingly better than the last. MORE »

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Seven of the best tries from the 2017 Wellington Sevens

Wellington played host to the first World Sevens Series round of 2017, with South Africa comfortably seeing off Fiji 26-5 to take victory in the cup final. Predictably, there were a plethora of incredible tries throughout the weekend. MORE »

Sunday, January 29, 2017

South Africa blitz Fiji to break Wellington 7s drought

Seabelo Senatla broke the South African try scoring record as the Blitzboks beat Fiji twice in a weekend to win the 2017 Wellington 7s. Their 26-5 Cup Final win, their first series win in Wellington since 2002, cements their spot at the top of the overall table after three rounds. MORE »

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Tries aplenty on Day One of thrilling Wellington 7s

New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and England were all unbeaten on day one of the Wellington 7s, setting up a fascinating quarter final round. The Cup quarter-finals on Sunday see England play Scotland, New Zealand face Fiji, Canada take on Argentina, and South Africa play France. MORE »

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Sensational tries and funniest bits from the 2016 Dubai 7s

The 2016-2017 season of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series got underway in Dubai over the weekend and produced some breathless tries. Popular commentator and funny man Sean Maloney was also on hand for World Rugby's new "Commentator's Cut" segment. MORE »

Monday, December 05, 2016

South Africa plough through New Zealand and Fiji to win 2016 Dubai 7s

South African rugby fans finally got something to cheer about after the Blitzboks first thumped New Zealand in the quarter finals then Wales in the semis, then took care of Olympic Gold medalists Fiji with a 26-14 victory in the Dubai 7s Cup Final. MORE »

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sevens from Heaven - The Fiji 7s Olympic Gold Story

A fascinating new documentary telling the extraordinary story of the Fiji Sevens team has been released by HSBC, World Rugby Sevens title sponsor. The 17-minute feature documents Fiji's journey to their first medal of any colour at the Olympics, as they won Gold in Rio. MORE »

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Fijian Gold Medal Winner Semi Kunatani makes emotional return to village

Fijian Gold Medal Winner Semi Kunatani makes first return trip to his home village since winning the Gold Medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. What followed was an emotional journey that nobody quite expected. MORE »

Friday, August 26, 2016

Fijian star Pio Tuwai's brilliant skill on show in rare old video

Today Fijian superstar Pio Tuwai turned 33, so to celebrate his birthday we've got this short clip from a tournament some time back, showing exactly the kind of skills the big man possesses. MORE »

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Legacy: What Has The Olympics Done for Sevens and Fiji?

Rio 2016 has brought sevens into the limelight. But what now for the future of champions Fiji and the game as a whole? MORE »

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic Legacy: The Future for Women's Rugby

It's fair to say that rugby 7s enjoyed a successful Olympic debut in Rio. Casual viewers and addicts morphed into one as Australia and Fiji picked up the first rugby gold medals for 92 years. With the men’s game producing the big name stars, perhaps the biggest success story was the exposure the Games gave to women’s rugby MORE »

Friday, August 12, 2016

Fiji brush aside Great Britain to take Gold in first ever Olympic Rugby Sevens

Fiji made history as they won their nation's first ever Olympic medal, with Gold in the Men's Rugby Sevens after thrashing Great Britain 43-7 in the Rio final. The Silver medalists were no match for a thrill-a-minute Fiji side, who were full deserverving of the overall win. MORE »

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Olympic 7s Day Two Recap as Japan reach Semi Finals and New Zealand exit

Day two of the Olympic Rugby Men's Sevens produced more entertaining games, with Japan continuing their remarkable progress to reach the semi finals, and Great Britain and Argentina playing out a thrilling 0-0 draw, before a Golden Point try to decide the winner. MORE »

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Nate Ebner's incredible story of living dreams and overcoming tragedy

It's safe to say that Nate Ebner is living a sporting life that most could only dream about. While currently in Rio as a member of the United States national Sevens team, Ebner also has the distinction of being a Superbowl-winning Safety for the New England Patriots. MORE »

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Australia's Women claim historic Gold Medal at the Rio Olympics

The Australian Women's 7s team have made history by becoming the first team to win Olympic Gold in Rugby 7s, after beating New Zealand 24-17 in the final in Rio last night. New Zealand, whose star player Portia Woodman had an awful time, took Silver while Canada, who were outstanding against Great Britain, deservedly got Bronze. MORE »

Monday, August 08, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: France

France come into Rio 2016 as one of the most successful teams in Olympic history, having won the first competition back in 1900, before going on to become beaten finalists in both the 1920 and 1924 Games. MORE »

Monday, August 08, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Australia

While much of the attention given to Australia's Olympic 7s side will be directed at the men, it is the women's squad that go into Rio 2016 in the better form. The side, led by captain Sharni Williams have dominated the Women's Sevens Series circuit this year en route to the title. MORE »

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