Russia sevens

RUSSIAN RUGBY has got one up on the Americans – the first rugby player in space. That’s what they’re claiming anyway after cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky welcomed dignitaries at the Sevens…

HK7sWinners

FIJI WON the on-field plaudits by sneaking past first-time Cup finalists Wales 26-19, to successfully defend their HSBC Sevens title. In a thrilling final, the South Sea Islanders scored four…

Lio Lolo

AS SNOW still blankets parts of the UK, spare a thought for those having to toil in the balmy conditions in Hong Kong. The latest leg of the HSBC Sevens…

Points pony: Mat Turner heads to the Gold Coast for the opening HSBC World Sevens Series leg

ENGLAND NAME their 12-man squad for the first leg of this season’s HSBC Sevens World Series. The Gold Coast Sevens on October 13-14 is the first event of the new…

Mat Turner

England’s Mathew Turner was today shortlisted as a contender for the IRB International Sevens Player of the Year award. The former Bristol wing faces competition from two New Zealanders –…

England Women's captain Michaela Staniford

England Women are set to embark on their second ever assault on the IRB’s Women Sevens Challenge Cup in Hong Kong this weekend and they are looking to top the…

Captain DJ Forbes will be joining the squad for a seventh season

New Zealand Sevens Coach Gordon Tietjens has named four new caps in his 2012 national contracted squad of 15 who are preparing for next weekend’s Hertz Sevens tournament in Wellington.…