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Tietjens opts for veterans

Tomasi Cama

Sevens veterans Lote Raikabula and Tomasi Cama have been named as travelling reserves for the New Zealand team ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Omissions shows strength

Tomasi Cama

With all the smiles on display at the NZ Sevens team naming, it was easy to forget about the shattered outcasts.

Gunning for Glasgow

Gordon Tietjens

Gordon Tietjens has added plenty of firepower to his New Zealand sevens squad for the Commonwealth Games.

Dickson delighted at selection

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TONY SMITH - The Press

Sam Dickson feels his inclusion in the Comm Games squad has vindicated his decision to focus on Sevens.

Gill selected for Aussies

Liam Gill

Wallaby Liam Gill has been selected to spearhead Australia's 12-man rugby sevens squad in Glasgow.

NZ sevens team named

DJ Forbes

Gordon Tietjens's side will be aiming to win a fifth successive Commonwealth Games gold medal in Glasgow.

Unions eye sevens series

Sam Dickson

Several unions apply to host a tournament as World Series expands to 10 legs from 2015-16 season.

Fans get chance to jump queue

Wellington Sevens

It may be seven months away, but diehard rugby sevens fans can start planning their weekend.

Rio on the horizon

Awatea Whitiora-Te Uira

Remember the name Awatea Whitiora-Te Uira. She'll be a New Zealand sevens player in the next few years.

Fortune favours hard grafter

Damian Karauna

Through a combination of hard work and good fortune, Damian Karauna has forged a successful career in rugby.

Super players not needed

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BEN STRANG - Waikato Times

The lack of Super Rugby talent added to the NZ Sevens squad for Comm Games preparation shows the strength in the squad.

Tietjens pulls out

Gordon Tietjens

NZ Sevens coach withdraws as guest speaker at Southland Sports Awards after recent clanger.

Plenty on Pita's plate

Pita Ahki

Young Blues midfielder Pita Ahki prepares for crunch match with Canes before heading into NZ Sevens squad camp.

No concerns of a bra joke repeat

Gordon Tietjens

NZ sevens coach not expected to use same speech material in Southland after upsetting in Dunedin.

New Sevens coach for Aussie

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A member of Graham Henry's staff when he was coach of Wales at the 1999 World Cup has been appointed to co-ordinate the Australian Rugby Union's bid for Sevens gold at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and Rio Olympics.

NZ Sevens trial team

Kurt Baker

Pita Ahki and Kurt Baker have been included in an extended 18-man New Zealand Sevens squad.

NZ claim women's sevens title

PORTIA WOODMAN

New Zealand have made it two from two in the IRB Women's Sevens World Series after winning the Amsterdam Sevens final.

NZ, Australia unbeaten

Jordon Webber

New Zealand and Australia are on a collision course at the Amsterdam Sevens.

Baker keen to chase gold

Kurt Baker

New Zealand sevens player of the year Kurt Baker will not rule out another tilt at Commonwealth Games gold.

Ladies to feel the heat

Portia Woodman

New Zealand's women's sevens team get their first dose of Olympic pressure this weekend.

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