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


2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens awarded to South Africa

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Cape Town Stadium will be the host for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament, with the event playing over several days in September. The men’s and women’s competition will be the eighth edition of the Sevens pinnacle event. Now balanced against the Olympics [2020] and it will occur two months after the Birmingham Commonwealth […] 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



United States looks to prove worthy of RWC7s world stage attention

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The RWC7s is kicking off now in the United States, are they ready? The United States is hosting its first Rugby World Cup Sevens event, with the RWC7s held in San Francisco. With this an smaller event than the full XVs version of the World Cup [scheduled for Japan next year] all eyes will be […] READ MORE


#RWC7s – US Eagles look to soar to new heights on AT&T Park

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Hosting the Rugby World Cup 7s (RWC7s) for the first time ever, puts more pressure on them, but the US Eagles men’s and women’s sides are certainly ‘up for the challenge’. Under the coaching of Mike Friday, the men’s Eagles are ranked fifth, taking gold at the US Sevens leg of the World Series, the […] 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


#RWC7s France welcomes back stars for Pinnacle Event

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Terry Bouhraoua makes a timely return from injury to lead France to the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens (RWC7s) in San Francisco. Montserratt Amédée, who has been consistent all season, leads the women’s charge as the stars of French Rugby aim to shine at the Pinnacle Event for World Rugby. Over the last week, both sides […] READ MORE