Aussie 7s invite New Zealand Sevens squads to pre-Olympic tournament

With the good relations that have always existed, it was quickly accepted when the Aussie 7s teams invited the New Zealand Sevens squads to a pre-Olympic Oceania tournament based in Townsville, QLD. The newly developed Pacific-Aus Sports Oceania Sevens tournament is scheduled for June 25-27, boosting all qualified team’s preparations ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. […] READ MORE




Canceled World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series titles earned by NZ7s sides

Succumbing to the Coronavirus global pandemic, the officially canceled HSBC Sevens Series titles have been awarded – and well earned too – by both women’s and men’s NZ7s sides. Following a comprehensive consultation process, the remaining rounds of the women’s and men’s World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series 2020 in; Langford, London, Paris, Singapore, and Hong […] READ MORE


NZ Sevens success in sizzling hot conditions

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In conditions more suited to the dry summer of Sydney or sweltering desert of Dubai, Hamilton provided sizzling hot conditions for the HSBC (New Zealand) NZ Sevens tournament. The host nation provided rugby sevens to match the perfect stage of FMG Stadium, both the Women and Men running away with their respective titles. That delighted […] READ MORE



Rugby Highlights 2019 – LWOR top ten

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When compiling our list of Rugby Highlights, all the contributions were both personal, and a mix of popular and particular. Just like every rugby-conversation though, it is a mix of the most popular, and the most enjoyable moments across another great 12 months for Last Word on Rugby. Rugby Highlights of 2019 – LWOR top […] READ MORE


Goldrush for New Zealand Sevens in Cape Town

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For the fifth time ever, both the New Zealand Sevens sides were successful in their quest for the HSBC Sevens Series; in the first co-ed tournament in Cape Town. Both series followed up their stop at the Dubai Sevens, but the men did one better than their second place to South Africa. In Cape Town, […] READ MORE