Fiji and South Africa in Wellington Sevens Pool Of Death

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The Wellington Sevens tournament has been hitting the headlines for many 'off-field matters' but the real showdown will be on the field. Fiji and South Africa are in what might be called the 'Pool of Death'. Matched together in Pool B, it should be enough to give that rugby-thrill to quench fans' sevens thirst. This is because in Pool B, not only Fiji and the Blitzboks entertain you, watch out for the Aussies and Japanese teams. READ MORE


MCXM IV: Re-establishing the All Blacks and Fijian Olympic Dreams

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With the New Year fast approaching, Last Word On Rugby are reflecting back on a fine year. From the International matches to the Sevens at the Olympic Games, the ‘LWOR highlights for 2016’ are a wide and varied account. As part of our MCXM Top 10 memories of 2016, the fourth in our series has contributions from NZ rugby specialist Mike […] READ MORE


Cape Town Sevens: Blitzboks Chase Double At Home

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The Cape Town Sevens turned on a spectacle on it’s opening day. The second leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Cape Town brought out the best in local fans as they celebrated the way their team was playing. New Zealand and Fiji look good as the Blitzboks chase double at home. Blitzboks […] READ MORE


Dubai Sevens: Day Two – English Men On Fire

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The 2016/17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicked-off in style at The Sevens Stadium, with the English on fire on Day One. A day that gave us the usual high drama you come to expect from the Dubai Sevens weekend, so sit back and let Last Word On Rugby evaluate what how the weekend began. The […] READ MORE


Dubai Sevens: Teams Lineup to Target Fiji in 2016/17

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The 2016/17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series begins this weekend in Dubai. The Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens is from December 2-3 at wonderful The Sevens Stadium. 16 teams are competing in this, the opening leg of the ten tournament season. For 2016, Uganda are the invitational side in the Men’s competition [South Africa were invited to compete in the Women’s […] READ MORE


HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series–Dubai 7’s Draw

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The opening round draws of the 2016-17 HSBC World Sevens Series has been announced by World Rugby. The season kicks-off in style as always at Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens (7’s). Dubai and World Series defending champs Fiji leads pool A. Fiji and New Zealand begin the season without their prolific coaches Ben Ryan and Sir […] READ MORE