Sydney Sevens Women’s Competition – Fijiana Battle with Aussie Women

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Adding to the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, the debut Sydney tournament will add to the already popular Australian leg. Coming off a poor attended Wellington round, the players and coaches will be delighted. Many had commented how the lack of crowd noise diluted last weekends atmosphere--so in the Sydney Sevens Women's Competition, expect the crowds to be fun, loud and colourful. READ MORE


HSBC Sydney 7s: Seven to Watch

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The HSBC Sydney 7s is this weekend with a wealth of talent on show in both the Men's and Women's Series. LWOR takes a look at the top performers so far. READ MORE


HSBC Wellington Sevens 2017 Title Goes to South Africa

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Taking the Wellington Sevens 2017 title, South Africa showed their true credentials. A polished side, it appears that they may be hard to topple, so for the sides drawn with them at the Sydney Sevens, will need to be on fire, to have any chance. READ MORE



Breaking Down the Wellington Sevens

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Round three of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will be an important stop on the circuit. As the series has grown, the standards and match quality are undoubted. So breaking down the Wellington Sevens is relative to both the focus all teams place on the event, as much as how fans can enjoy this years tournament. Coming back […] READ MORE


When Did the Wellington Sevens Mojo Disappear?

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In recent years, that love affair has been tarnished slightly, with pictures going around the world of a less than full stadium. In one of the most complex reductions in popularity, the event in 2017 is contemplating ticket sales of only 15,000--this is in a stadium that can seat up to 38,000 [see Super Rugby final 2016]. And it is disappointing for both locals, as much as for holidaymakers who will have wanted to join in the party. How Has the Event Lost it's Mojo? READ MORE


Underdogs Taveuni Win Coral Coast Sevens for 2017

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The Mana Whey Coral Coast Sevens came to an exciting end, as ‘Underdogs’ Taveuni win Coral Coast Sevens for 2017. They overcame last years finalists Wardens, to win 12-10. Congratulations go to the tiny Island team who have surprised, and delighted all in Sigatoka, Fiji. The four day tournament was an undoubted success, as many new […] READ MORE


Bayleys National Sevens Finals 2017

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Day One of the 2017 Bayleys National Sevens saw a much more fast-paced match style, with teams testing each other on the edges and with some huge tackling as well. However on the flip-side, Day Two was about 'who played the smartest rugby sevens' leading up to the important Cup finals. Read about who performed and both finals matches. READ MORE


Great Expectations in Rugby Union

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The second year in the World Cup cycle could be thought of as 'calm period'. But that would be the wrong attitude. Rugby must promote the ball! Like any sport, maintain high standards and hold onto their support base, while growing new fans across all regions. That is the key to success. And with great expectation in Rugby Union, there will be plenty to report on over these next twelve months. READ MORE