Posts in Sevens


Monday, March 07, 2016

Quade Cooper errors prove costly as Fiji beat Australia to retain Vegas 7s title

Fiji pulled off a miraculous USA Sevens victory by coming from 15-0 down to beat Australia 21-15 in the Cup Final on another thrilling day of action in Las Vegas. Wallaby flyhalf Quade Cooper had a forgettable final though, with a few errors that proved highly costly. MORE »

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Bryan Habana scores first ever 7s try on entertaining opening day in Vegas

Bryan Habana has won just about everything you can win in rugby, winning a World Cup, Lions series, Super Rugby title, European Rugby title, Currie Cup and probably something else we're forgetting about, so now he's after Sevens glory too, specifically a Gold medal at the Olympics. MORE »

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Seven Sensational Tries from the inaugural Sydney Sevens

The World Sevens Series was full of action again in Sydney this past weekend, with all teams coming to the party as the standard continues to rise ahead of Sevens' return to the Olympics later this year. Here is a look at some of the brilliant tries that were scored. MORE »

Friday, January 22, 2016

Quade Cooper signs on to join Australia Sevens program for 2016 Olympic Games

Wallaby star Quade Cooper has joined the Australian Sevens program and will be available for selection for the 2016 Rio Olympics, where Rugby Sevens will make it's return for the first time since 1924. MORE »

Monday, December 07, 2015

Sublime Fiji skills light up Dubai 7s on the way to another title

The HSBC World Sevens Series kicked off in spectacular fashion in Dubai at the weekend, with Fiji securing the first triumph of the new season with a 28-17 victory over England in the final. MORE »

Thursday, December 03, 2015

A look at the USA's preparations for the new Sevens Series

The HSBC Sevens World Series gets underway this weekend in Dubai, and with the USA looking to add to their one win last season, here's a look at their preparations for the Road to Rio with interviews with speedster Carlin Isles and coach Mike Friday. MORE »

Friday, November 27, 2015

Thom Evans to make rugby return in Dubai 7s

Former Scotland winger Thom Evans will make a return to competitive rugby, five years after sustaining a life-threatening spinal injury while on international duty against Wales. MORE »

Friday, November 20, 2015

Kenya book Olympic place with superb last-minute try against Zimbabwe

Kenya became the latest side to qualify for next summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro s they came from behind to beat Zimbabwe in a thrilling African qualifier. MORE »

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Flying 18-year-old Rieko Ioane rapidly heading towards All Black stardom

There must be something in the water down in New Zealand. First "Tongan Thor" came out of the woodwork (but now plays his rugby in Australia), then another diamond prospect appeared, first emerging aged 17, and looks set to be fast tracked into international rugby. MORE »

Friday, May 22, 2015

Seven of the Best Tries from the 2015 London Sevens

We have already seen two cracking tries from speedster Carlin Isles during the USA's shock semi final demolition of England in last weekend's HSBC Sevens World Series finale at Twickenham. But as the latest World Rugby highlights reel shows, there were plenty more scorchers to marvel at during an enthralling conclusion to the season. MORE »

Thursday, May 21, 2015

USA claim first ever London 7's win, while Fiji pick up overall series title

It was a historic weekend at the London 7s as the USA won a Cup final for the first time ever, beating England with ease in the final. Earlier Fiji had secured the overall title, for their first Sevens World Series win since 2006. MORE »

Monday, May 11, 2015

Seven of the Best Tries from the Glasgow Sevens

With plenty to play for in the penultimate round of the HSBC Sevens Series in Glasgow, flowing rugby was the order of the day as all sides produced some sensational offloads and creative play whilst running in impressive tries - check out the pick of the bunch here. MORE »

Monday, May 11, 2015

All the highlights from the Glasgow Sevens as Fiji reign supreme

With only one round left in the HSBC Sevens World Series, there was plenty on the line for all the teams heading to Glasgow this weekend. Check out all the highlights here, as Fiji left it late to claim the title beating current champions, New Zealand, 24-17. MORE »

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Fiji Women's 7s produce stunning team try against New Zealand

Fiji women's sevens team produced one of the best scores you will see this year, definitely in the shortened down version of the game anyway, at the Canada 7s this past weekend. MORE »

Monday, April 06, 2015

England beat South Africa to win the 2015 Tokyo Sevens

England beat the current series leaders, South Africa, 21-14 in the final of the Tokyo Sevens, round seven of the HSBC World Sevens Series. Check out all the highlights from Day 2 of the competition, including Canada's first ever sevens victory over New Zealand. MORE »

Friday, April 03, 2015

Friday Funnies - Ladies and Gentleman, this is Kung Fu Rugby

We've seen a lot of strange things on Rugbydump, but this has to be up there with the strangest. The Hong Kong Sevens featured the first ever game of Kung-Fu rugby… yes you read that correctly, Kung-Fu rugby. MORE »

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Seven Brilliant Tries from the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens proved to be a brilliant showcase of rugby with the eventual winners Fiji running out as deserving champions beating New Zealand 33-19, overcoming their heartbreak of a semi-final loss to England last year. MORE »

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Fiji power to Hong Kong Sevens title while Russia qualify as core team

Fiji cruised to Hong Kong Sevens victory as they beat defending champions New Zealand 33-19 in the Cup Final. They beat overall series leaders South Africa in the Semi Final. Also, Russia have now qualified as a core team for the 2015/2016 season. MORE »

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Pub Landlord Al Murray celebrates Hong Kong 7s 40th Anniversary

One of the most iconic rugby events of the year, the Hong Kong 7s is celebrating its 40th anniversary this weekend. The four day event is one of Asia's most popular sporting occasions, attracting over 120,000 rugby revellers on 27-29 March. MORE »

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Australian leg of the Sevens World Series moves to Sydney in 2016

The Australian Rugby Union have announced that Sydney is to be the new host of the Australian leg of the Sevens World Series for the next four years, starting from next year. The Allianz Stadium in Moore Park will be the venue, with the actual dates of the event set to be announced at the end of the month. MORE »

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