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…

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…

Dan Norton England

ENGLAND 7s speedster Dan Norton set a new record at the 2013 Glasgow 7s, by taking his try-scoring tally to 40 for the season – more than any other England…

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 –…

Twickenham to host Sevens finale

Twickenham Stadium will stage the climax to this season’s expanded HSBC Sevens World Series. The 2011 Emirates Airline London Sevens attracted a world record weekend attendance of 100,094 as the…

By Charity Knight. TWICKENHAM COMES alive this weekend, as it plays host to the oldest sevens tournament in the world – the Vauxhall Middlesex Charity Sevens. Last years victors, Samurai,…

Brian O’Driscoll’s caught cold in an interview

BRIAN O’DRISCOLL is one of rugby’s more articulate players, but after Ireland’s 21-11 defeat by New Zealand in Wellington in 2008 he wasn’t quite as comfortable speaking to the media.…

sevens fans

The IRFU Club Sevens kicks off this weekend with the Munster and Ulster legs of the championship taking place on Saturday. The action will be fast and furious in the…