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


Jovilisi Waqa; Vinaka Vakalevu, to our Rugby Sevens Guru

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It is with real sadness, that Last Word on Rugby bid farewell to a dear friend and contributor. Jovilisi Waqa. Our Rugby Sevens Guru and the cornerstone of the sites Pacifica rugby content. It is to our friend Jovi, that we say ‘Vinaka Vakalevu’ our friend. Jovi was to the rugby sevens coverage for LWOR, […] READ MORE


Fiji 7s win at their ‘home away from home’ – HSBC New Zealand Sevens

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With massive support, it was no surprise when the final whistle was blown after the HSBC New Zealand Sevens cup match, that the unofficial home team won. With style and with humility, the Fiji 7s win at their ‘home away from home’. Raising the cup, Fijian supporters literally outnumbered local New Zealand fans when cheering […] READ MORE


#RWC7s – Fiji chasing third World Cup title

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Fiji will be chasing their third World Cup title at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens (RWC7s). The current Olympic champions are overwhelming favorites to take the title. On the other hand, their women’s side Fijiana are outside contenders in the women’s draw. A side who have graduated and improved tremendously. A side who will give […] READ MORE


2018 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens: Fiji wins historic fourth consecutive title

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The 2018 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens came to an enthralling end, as Fiji won an historic fourth consecutive title. They humbled Kenya again in the final 24-12, in a repeat of the Canada Sevens final. It ended four days of breathtaking rugby sevens. South Africa settled for bronze, with the young Kiwi side finishing fourth. […] READ MORE



Oceania 7s/RWC7s Men’s Qualifiers: All Blacks Sevens Seeking Salvation

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The 2017 Oceania 7s/RWC7s Men’s Qualifiers will be the talk of the Oceania region this weekend. Played at the ANZ Stadium, which has previously hosted Super Rugby matches, it where all the action is at. The men’s and women’s tournaments are played from November 10-12, with much attention will be on the All Blacks Sevens, who are seeking […] READ MORE


2017 UON Cup: Fiji Barbarians Seek Redemption Against Aussie Gold

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The 2017 UON Central Coast Sevens is building up to be one of the toughest tournament of the 2017/18 Sevens circuit. It will be cracking tournament again, as Fiji Barbarians seek redemption against Aussie Gold for the 2017 UON Cup Men’s competition. This will be the second tournament that the two sides have gone head-to-head in, […] READ MORE


Fijian Teams Invade Central Coast Sevens, Australia

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The 2016 Central Coast Sevens will be one of the toughest International Sevens Invitational tournaments, with teams coming from far and wide to compete. A thoroughbred event among players and Pacific nations especially, with Fiji teams ready to invade the Wyong Rugby League Club, in Kanwal. On this weekend, from the 22-24 of October, played […] READ MORE