There is still Rugby Sevens to play; HSBC Canada 7s

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Losing matches, suspended competitions and leagues are bad news for sports fans yet, there is still Rugby Sevens to play; the HSBC Canada 7s this weekend to be precise. Whether your one game was postponed due to any interruption – COVID19 and the global impact of the Coronavirus outbreak being a monumental intrusion. So looking […] READ MORE


Player welfare at heart of ‘global’ Corona Virus alerts

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Player welfare is at the heart of the growing ‘global’ Corona Virus alerts. Affecting more and more International and domestic leagues, it is unprecedented in its reach – from Asia to Europe, and is becoming a concern to every player and their families. With the reports from BBC Sport detailing postponements to several Guinness PRO14 […] READ MORE


Coronavirus sees Asian legs of 2019/20 Seven Series postponed

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Unfortunately, the Coronavirus health scare has claimed another World sporting event. The Asian legs of the 2019/20 Sevens Series have been postponed by World Rugby. Affecting the HSBC World Series, by removing one of the most popular stops on the circuit; Hong Kong. The mecca of sevens, that and the Singapore events both contribute hugely […] READ MORE


NZ Sevens success in sizzling hot conditions

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In conditions more suited to the dry summer of Sydney or sweltering desert of Dubai, Hamilton provided sizzling hot conditions for the HSBC (New Zealand) NZ Sevens tournament. The host nation provided rugby sevens to match the perfect stage of FMG Stadium, both the Women and Men running away with their respective titles. That delighted […] READ MORE


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


Blitzboks Dubai delight, as Black Ferns 7s rebound

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With a quick look back at the latest leg of the HSBC Sevens Series, it was a positive Blitzboks Dubai result, with the Black Ferns 7s backing up well to earn their second win of the season. The South African men held firm all week, as they topped the standings in the opening leg of […] READ MORE


2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification promotes diversity in Rugby Sevens

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With frantic 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification tournaments underway across World Rugby, the nations and regional tournaments completed and in the planning, have promoted diversity in Rugby Sevens. By diversity, it refers to both the Tier of the country competing (position within World Rugby), but also in the competition between regions. From Asia to Africa, every […] READ MORE


Dubai Sevens a sure Bet, after 50 years of Success

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Known as one of the pinnacle events on the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series, the 2019 Dubai Sevens is a sure bet for both entertainment, and a celebration for the 50th-anniversary tournament. If you watch Rugby or bet on it at sites like Betway, then you are sure to find a featured match, odds or […] READ MORE


Dual role for Selica Winiata; player and Rugby Sevens Referee

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A dual role for rugby players can involve mentoring younger team members, driving a culture of inclusion or studying the opposition’s set plays yet, for Black Ferns rugby player Selica Winiata, her role now includes being a rugby referee. After deciding to put something back into the sport she enjoyed success in, the 2016 Olympics […] 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