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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Three stars to watch out for as the USA 7s squad for Rio is announced

The USA Sevens squad for the Olympics has been announced, featuring a great mix of star power, experience and a whole lot of speed to burn. Here is a look at three players who we think will give the USA their very best chance of defending their Gold medal. MORE »

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Bryan Habana misses out on Olympics as Springbok 7s final squad is picked

Rugby World Cup winner Bryan Habana has not made the cut for South Africa Sevens 12-man squad that will be heading to Brazil for the 2016 Rio Olympics next month. He is one of three Test capped fifteens players that didn't make it. MORE »

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Olympic Sevens: An insight into Argentina's training camp

The Rio Olympic Games kicks off in just less than a month's time with Rugby making its first appearance since 1924. In what is sure to be a hotly contested competition, World Rugby takes a look at the preparations of a team on the rise on the Sevens circuit, Argentina. MORE »

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Williams siblings included in New Zealand's Sevens squads for Rio

New Zealand has named their final squads ahead of this Summer's Olympics. Happy times for the Williams family as both Niall and SBW are chosen to represent in Rio. MORE »

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Tears of joy as we see how much Olympic qualification means to Spain

In case you missed it, Spain managed to become the final team to qualify for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a last second try against Samoa. It all became a bit too much for the Spanish captain Pablo Feijoo who broke down in tears in the post-match interview. MORE »

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Spain shock Samoa to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics 7s

Spain won a dramatic Monaco Sevens final to secure qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, upsetting Samoa 22-19 to cap off an outstanding weekend of performances in the qualifying tournament. MORE »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Rio Olympics Focus: Team USA and Perry Baker's sizzling tries

No longer a Dark Horse in Sevens, the Eagles look to keep their spot on the medal podium. Today we look at Perry Baker's sizzling form, and discuss their chances of retaining the Gold they won in 1924 MORE »

Monday, May 23, 2016

Scotland pull off unbelievable comeback to win historic first ever Sevens title

Scotland came from behind to win a thrilling London Sevens Cup Final against South Africa, claiming their first ever World Rugby Sevens Series title. With just a minute left in the match, Scotland trailed 26-15 but miraculously score twice to win 27-26. MORE »

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Sonny Bill Williams puts in a monster tackle at the London Sevens

All the talk at this year's London 7s is about another cross-code convert, but Sonny Bill Williams has been quietly going about his work in his own fight to make it to the Olympics. On the opening day in London he made this cracking tackle, reminding everyone he is out there. MORE »

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Seven must see sensational tries from the 2016 Paris Sevens

Catch up on the top tries from last weekend's Paris Sevens, including two tries of respective magnificence and strength from Toulon and Fiji winger, Josua Tuisova. MORE »

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

France's Fijian sensation Virimi Vakatawa rips up the Paris Sevens

Virimi Vakatawa has had a stunning World Sevens Series so far and it continued in front of a home crowd at the Paris Sevens this past weekend, as the French flyer picked up a spot in the Dream Team, as well as claiming the DHL Impact Player award. MORE »

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Adam Zaruba's unbelievable one handed catch to score for Canada!

We've probably all dreamt of pulling off slick one-handed catches in a match, and while there have been a few who have done it in the lineout occasionally, it's safe to say that we've never seen it done quite like this before! Enter Canada's Adam Zaruba at the Paris 7s. MORE »

Monday, May 16, 2016

Jarryd Hayne set to compete with Fiji's superstars in a bid for an Olympic spot

Last night huge news broke as Jarryd Hayne left the NFL, opting to have a crack at the Fiji Sevens team. The former Rugby League star has called time on an NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers, citing the chance of playing in the Olympics as too good to refuse. MORE »

Monday, May 16, 2016

Samoa come from behind to upset Fiji in epic Paris Sevens Final

Samoa upset South Africa then came from behind to beat Fiji in an unbelievable day of Rugby Sevens in Paris on Sunday. Fiji shot out the gates in typical fashion but Samoa somehow turned around a 26-7 deficit to lead 29-26, and hang on in the dying seconds. MORE »

Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday Funnies - 3 BUTCHERED Tries you might have missed

With its first Summer Olympics showing for 92 years just around the corner, the eyes of the world are rightfully on Rugby 7s. The timing is right: 2016 has displayed some of the best action in recent years, however we have also seen some of the worst. MORE »

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Rib crunching tackle from French star at the recent Atlanta 7s

Marjorie Mayans made this crunching tackle on Ireland's Stacey Flood at the Atlanta Women's 7s in the USA a few weeks back. The hit looked to have caused some real damage, leaving Flood wincing on the floor as the ball was turned over and a try was scored. MORE »

Monday, April 18, 2016

Superbowl winner Nate Ebner scores twice but also gets smashed on rugby return

Nate Ebner knows a little something about high pressure environments, so it was no surprise that the Singapore Sevens did little to throw him off his game when he made a return to rugby after so many years out at the highest level. MORE »

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Kenya upset Fiji to win first ever Sevens Series tournament!

Kenya have produced a stunning effort to upset Fiji in the Singapore Sevens Cup Final to win their first ever World Sevens Series tournament. The 30-7 victory came about from four unanswered tries in the first half, including two by talisman Collins Injera. MORE »

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Hong Kong Sevens Preview: The World Sevens season so far

The final stretch in this season's World Sevens Series begins in earnest this weekend with the 41st staging of the world-famous Hong Kong Sevens. Today we look back at some of the best moments from the series so far. MORE »

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

New Zealand prevail in classic inaugural Canada 7s

New Zealand were crowned winners of the inaugural HSBC Canada 7s after edging South Africa 19-14 in a scintillating Cup Final in Vancouver. Here is a quick recap for you in case you missed it on another busy rugby weekend. MORE »

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