Clark Laidlaw: A Fine Balancing Act

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Last Word On Rugby, by Scott Hornell. On a two week visit to New Zealand, incoming New Zealand Sevens coach Clark Laidlaw is the epitome of ‘a man between two roles.’ He is the current assistant coach of London Irish, a popular team in the British and Irish Cup competition. His term is due to […] READ MORE


Sir Gordon Tietjens: A Sevens Icon

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Sir Gordon Tietjens has pulled the curtain on his legendary Rugby Sevens coaching career. After 22 years as the leader of the sport where he has been hugely responsible for transforming the Sevens game in New Zealand, into what it is today. The New Zealand (NZ) rugby announcement was predicted widely, but honestly no one […] READ MORE


Olympic Sevens: Deserving Men Charge On

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The men’s semi finals are set at the Rio Olympic Sevens competition, with Japan and Great Britain going through from Pool C. In two amazing matches, both sides were forced to fight till the very end to keep their Gold Medal hopes alive. Great Britain beat Argentina in golden point, while Japan scored in the […] READ MORE


Olympic Sevens: Japan Stun The Sevens World

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Team Great Britain have topped Pool C in Men’s Rugby Sevens at the Rio Olympics, after a history-making first day of action. As Great Britain take a commanding place, Japan Stun the Sevens World with an upset win over New Zealand that has rugby fans buzzing. The British teams placing did not come without a fight, but Great […] READ MORE