Gallagher Premiership new recruits progress

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Rugby is well and truly back under way. The continuation of the 2019/2020 season has been a welcome return to TV screens across the country. This season is peculiar in that we are getting a real taste of the Gallagher Premiership new recruits for what would’ve been the 2020/2021 campaign. Now three rounds of the […] READ MORE


England Sevens team funding cut in drastic Covid-19 reaction

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In a move that has stunned many, the England Sevens teams’ funding has been cut by the RFU in a drastic Covid-19 pandemic reaction that may impact the men’s Olympic dreams. The media report from The Telegraph has been quoted widely, yet all the information points to a gaping hole in the RFU [England Rugby] […] READ MORE


HSBC World Series teams prepare for 2019 Dubai 7s season start

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With two weeks until the 2019 Dubai 7s three-day tournament start, both men’s and women’s teams prepare for one of the premier legs of the HSBC Sevens Series. One of only a handful of tournaments for each competing series, Dubai is the beginning of the men’s year, while it will be leg two for the […] READ MORE


#RWC7s – English 7s squads full of speed and experience

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English 7s squads are both full of ‘speed and experience’ to mount a formidable challenge for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens (RWC7s) title. As the nation who were the first winners of the Sevens World Cup in 1993, England have ‘form’ when it comes to the RWC7s. Looking to harness that success, expect the […] READ MORE


England Names Sevens Squads For 2017/18 Season

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The rugby sevens season is back and teams are naming their squads for the hectic season ahead. The Rugby World Cup Sevens is the biggest goal for the season. Many teams are playing in their Regional Qualifiers as England Names Sevens squads for 2017/18 season. With the retirement of DJ Forbes, James Rodwell could become […] READ MORE


HSBC London Sevens: Fiji Bundled Out In Pool Stages, as Kiwis Fly-high

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The Scots may have an uphill battle to defending their title, but they will go all out to get it. South Africa can always turn up on Day Two, as have the English over this season [winners in Africa]. However, the underdogs look good too, to do some real damage at the HSBC London Sevens. READ MORE


HSBC Paris Sevens: Fiji Hunts Down Series Leading South Africa

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Canada will be aiming for consecutive titles with neighbors United States hoping to put it all together for once and win this season. Fiji will hunt until the curtain fall in the HSBC Paris Sevens, with South Africa going all out to wrap the series. New Zealand and England hope to cement their top four spots, while Sam Cross tries to hold off the chasing pack in the DHL Performance Tracker. READ MORE


HK7s: Japanese Women’s Side Regain Core Status, As Men Battle It Out

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So the opening days of the HK7s week have seen much action already. As the Japanese Women's side regain core-status, it demonstrates the important step that Hong Kong is for teams other than the leading teams. Sevens is a global sport, and besides the Olympics, events like Hong Kong and Dubai exemplify the reach that sport has. Bringing nations like Sri Lanka and Belgium onto the same fields that England, New Zealand and South Africa play on. It certainly is 'the true Mecca' of all sevens tournaments. READ MORE


Hong Kong Sevens: True Mecca of all Sevens Tournaments

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The stage is set, with all of World Rugby’s eyes firmly on the ‘True Mecca of All Sevens Tournaments’. The Hong Kong Sevens is the pre-eminent tournament, and leg seven of the ten round HSBC Sevens Series. And with it also being an official 2017/18 Sevens Series Qualifier tournament as well, there are 28 teams competing on […] READ MORE


England End South Africa’s Winning Streak at Canada Seven’s 2017

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For all the chasing teams, there is now a glimmer of hope. Coming into the Canada Seven's 2017, it appeared to be a daunting task, but with one foul swoop England have shown the way. It is now up to other teams to learn those same lessons, to 'don't stop believing' and to aim high. READ MORE