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


Fiji ‘Lords of London Sevens’ yet again

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Playing in their eighth finals appearance at the London leg of the World Series – the most by any team – the Fijians reigned supreme again, to become ‘Lords of the London Sevens’ for the second consecutive year. With an 85,000 strong crowd attending the two-day tournament, it was filled with a mix of ardent […] 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


Second year for New Zealand Sevens new home in Hamilton

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It will be the second year for the HSBC New Zealand Sevens new home in Hamilton, when the latest leg of the 2018/19 world series begins this Saturday. Replacing Wellington, the event is back to prove that it is now the ‘new home’ for the yearly sevens-celebration. Kicking off the New Year, this is the third […] READ MORE


Fiji 7s defence wins them 2018 HSBC Cape Town Sevens

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It was a great defensive effort from the Fiji 7s team, especially in their last two games of the tournament, that saw them claim the 2018 HSBC Cape Town Sevens title. They scored five-tries-to-three, including a pair of doubles to ‘Captain Fantastic’ Kalione Nasoko and rookie Vilimoni Botitu. Opposing them, US player Ben Pikelmann grabbed […] READ MORE


New Zealand men earn first HSBC Dubai Sevens title since 2009

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After showing great consistency, and lasting the distance with only two fit reserves for the Cup final, the New Zealand men earn their first HSBC Dubai Sevens title since 2009. In a great return for the Clark Laidlaw coached squad, the All Blacks Sevens team eclipsed all others in Pool play, to progress through the knockout stages. […] READ MORE


Olympic Sevens Champions Fiji and Australia reign supreme at Oceania 7s

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Olympic Sevens champions Fiji and Australia reigned supreme at the 2018 Oceania Rugby Sevens tournament, after two hectic days of competition at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji. The Fiji Airways men’s Fiji Sevens team scored through Waisea Nacuqu in extra-time, to overcome World Cup and Commonwealth Games champions New Zealand 17-12. On the other […] READ MORE



Australia takes home HSBC Women’s Sevens title

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The championship was decided before the final match. It was with a last-minute try from Emilee Cherry in the Paris Sevens Cup semi-finals on June 9, the Australian Sevens women’s side became 2017/18 HSBC Women’s Sevens title holders. The 21-17 win over France propelled Australia to the final match against HSBC Women’s Series title opponents New Zealand. […] READ MORE