New Rugby 7s Stars v Classic Heroes

The men’s HSBC Sevens Series has ended, with South Africa crowned the 2016/17 champions. A side who claimed their second World Series title, in terms of the shortened game of rugby sevens, they are seen as a team filled with fresh rugby sevens (7s) talent. In comparison to the established kings of the sport–Fiji and […] READ MORE

Canada Women Hot Favourites for HSBC Langford Sevens 2017


This is the penultimate round of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series as we head to North America again, with the HSBC Langford Sevens at the Westhills Stadium from the Saturday May 27-28. The hosts Canada are hot favorites, with Fijiana hoping to stay up in the top four. The Kiwis are fielding a depleted […] READ MORE

Scotland Retains HSBC London Sevens Title; 2016/17 Accolades


It was a dramatic season finale at the home of English Rugby, as Scotland retains the HSBC London Sevens title. They did it in style too, overcoming the hosts England in the final 12-7. It was a historical day for the Bravehearts, overcoming New Zealand early on Day Two for the first time in thier sevens […] READ MORE

HSBC London Sevens: Fiji And England Battle For Second Place


It’s the season finale of the World Rugby Sevens Series as the circuit heads to the home of English Rugby; Twickenham, for the HSBC London Sevens. With nine rounds done and dusted and with the winner crowned last weekend, Round 10 maybe a mere formality but more is at stake then bragging rights. From the […] READ MORE

Black Ferns Sevens Players Choosing 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup


While any member of a team would normally commit to an entire season, it appears that the interests of competing at the pinnacle of rugby - the Women’s Rugby World Cup to be played in Ireland, in August - is a big carrot for many of the current Black Ferns sevens side. Select players were named part of a wider training squad of 51 (announced in February) and each now find themselves having to abandon the 'Sevens Sisters' to try-out for a team to be selected to play in June fixtures. READ MORE

Singapore Sevens: Fiji Chases Historic Back-To-Back Titles


With the night session over, teams repaired to their hotels to lick their wounds. The burden of [now] five days of play combined with the heat and humidity, was a big test. One of the more demanding legs [Hong Kong and Singapore], every side only needs to retain a reserve of energy for the highlight of every tournament--Cup and Trophy finals day. READ MORE