Tietjens sends SOS to All Blacks

New Zealand Sevens

Rugby sevens guru Gordon Tietjens has already sent out his wish list of AB stars for the next Olympics.

Sevens booze ban?

Wellington Sevens

The antics of drunken revellers mean tighter booze controls for next year's tournament.

All Blacks needed for Olympics

Sonny Bill Williams


OPINION: NZ have to wheel out the big guns for Rio when they go for the first ever Sevens Olympic gold.

Hansen pledges help for Rio

Steve Hansen

All Blacks coach says his team will do what they can to support NZ's bid for sevens Olympic gold.

Inexperience and errors costly

DJ Forbes

Sevens captain DJ Forbes rues mistakes which cost his side gold and a remarkable five Games winning streak.

NZ to play for sevens gold

Gillies Kaka

Kiwis beat Australia in semifinal to move closer to their fifth Commonwealth Games sevens gold medal.

NZ into sevens semis

Ben Lam

NZ sevens side survive another scare to advance to Commonwealth Games semifinals.

NZ Sevens survive scare

Sherwin Stowers

The NZ Sevens team survived an eventful opening day of their Commonwealth Games title defence.

Winning off and on the field

DJ Forbes


OPINION: The New Zealand sevens squad's leaders help in the battle for hearts and minds.

The transformation of Tietjens

Gordon Tietjens

He's one of the most decorated coaches at the Comm Games, but where did it all begin for NZ's Sevens coach.

Stars of sevens circuit

DJ Forbes

The Commonwealth Games sevens tournament starts tonight NZ time. Here's five star players to watch.

Drive for five no easy road

DJ Forbes

New Zealand may be favourites for another sevens title next week, but a fifth straight gold medal isn't a certainty.

Stowers to join NZ sevens

Sherwin Stowers

New father Sherwin Stowers will fly to Glasgow tomorrow night and join up with the New Zealand sevens team.

NZ 7s denied Super-men

Pita Ahki

The seemingly never-ending Super Rugby competition denied coach Gordon Tietjens any star power in Glasgow.

Stowers decision tomorrow

Sherwin Stowers

Decision on Sherwin Stowers' Commonwealth Games rugby sevens availability tomorrow as he awaits birth of first child.

Stowers in doubt

Sherwin Stowers

NZ rugby sevens rep Sherwin Stowers has a nervous wait to see if he’ll make it to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.

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.

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