Rugby Sevens: the Game We Love

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It is one of the fastest growing sports in the world today. Since its inclusion at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, the popularity of the sport of Rugby Sevens continues to grow. From its humble beginning in Scotland, to the ‘Mecca of Sevens’ in Hong Kong, this fast, action-packed game continues to evolve. Last Word on […] READ MORE


Mike Friday, and Finding the Key to USA Rugby’s Growth

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From Last Word on Rugby, by Kyle Willoughby. The growth of the US Sevens team is well documented. This is in no small part due to the leadership of head coach Mike Friday. Friday has been key to guiding the men’s team to unprecedented tournament victories. This is Texas Rugby’s Grant A. Cole, correspondent and […] READ MORE


HSBC Paris Sevens: Fiji Hunts Down Series Leading South Africa

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Canada will be aiming for consecutive titles with neighbors United States hoping to put it all together for once and win this season. Fiji will hunt until the curtain fall in the HSBC Paris Sevens, with South Africa going all out to wrap the series. New Zealand and England hope to cement their top four spots, while Sam Cross tries to hold off the chasing pack in the DHL Performance Tracker. READ MORE


HSBC Singapore Sevens: Canada Wins Tournament Full of Upsets

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Last Word On Rugby, by Jovilisi Waqa. In a tournament full of upsets, as the gold went to Canada at the HSBC Singapore Sevens. It was a victory well worth the wait, as the Canadian men took out their maiden tournament win as others fell around them. This fact will be the major talking point […] READ MORE


Hong Kong Sevens: Fiji Wins a Third Triple Crown

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All core teams now head to Singapore next week, April 15-16. Held over the Easter weekend, the crowd will be festive but all players need to stay away from the chocolate. The main prize is still up for grabs--South Africa are not yet safe, so teams like Fiji and England must look to dominate while others hope to 'bounce back' stronger than the Easter Bunny. READ MORE


HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series: The Year So Far

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From Last Word on Rugby, by Jovilisi Waqa The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will begin its fifth round in Las Vegas next weekend, to kickoff the North American leg. After the US combined women’s and men’s tournament, the action moves north of the border to culminate a week later in Vancouver, Canada. The Blitzboks […] 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



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