World Rugby clears NZ sevens

World Rugby have cleared New Zealand of wrongdoing after they had eight players on the field when they scored a post-siren try to snatch a draw with Australia at the Sydney Sevens.

Kiwis escape disciplinary action for having eight players on field during draw with Australia in Sydney.

Pulu hamstrung by broken arm

All Black Sevens playmaker Augustine Pulu suffered an arm injury during the semifinal win over Fiji at the Sydney leg of the World Series on Sunday.

NZ Sevens dynamo Augustine Pulu faces extended lay-off after breaking his arm in Sydney Sevens.

Eight into seven doesn't go video

Ben Lam holds a didgeridoo after NZ's win at the 2016 Sydney Sevens Final against Australia in Sydney. But should they face a sanction for fielding eight players in a pool game?

OPINION: The New Zealand 'eights team' needs to be ready to face the music for fielding that extra player.

NZ 7s go back-to-back video

NZ Sevens won the Sydney leg of the World Series.

New Zealand 7's dismissed Australia to win consecutive tournaments.

NZ seal pavlova bragging rights

The real prize at stake in the Sydney Sevens final.

Beating Australia to claim Sydney Sevens title was a piece of cake for triumphant Kiwis.

NZ claim Sydney Sevens crown video

Rieko Ioane did the unthinkable and struck after the hooter to seal a remarkable triumph and claim the Sydney Sevens title for New Zealand at the hands of Australia.

Rieko Ioane seals hat-trick after hooter to help New Zealand win thrilling final 27-24 against Australia.

Sevens result to stand: World Rugby video

The New Zealand sevens team huddles during their final Pool A match against Australia on day one at the Sydney Sevens.

World Rugby won't rewrite history, but might take action, after NZ's extra man play in extra time.

SBW tells Quade to get new lungs

Quade Cooper got a close-up look at sevens rugby on day one of the Sydney Sevens on Saturday.

SBW tells Quade Cooper what's most needed to surprise the doubters in his sevens gamble.

Savea gives New Zealand top seed

Joe Webber sparked New Zealand's come back in the opener against Canada.

New Zealand are through to the Cup quarterfinals of the Sydney Sevens after dispatching Portugal.

Meeting changed Speight's career

Henry Speight scores a try for Waikato against Auckland at Eden Park in 2010.

Former Waikato winger is now eyeing the Olympics.

SBW wants to make Rio with sis

Sonny Bill Williams made his New Zealand sevens debut last weekend in Wellington.

The cross-code superstar says Olympic gold would supersede anything he's achieved to date.

NZ make one change for Sydney

Sonny Bill Williams has kept his spot in the New Zealand side for Sydney.

Sam Dickson is ruled out of the Sydney Sevens, with Waikato's Dylan Collier coming in for New Zealand.

Gifford: Ioane the future

In the wide-open spaces of sevens, it becomes blindingly easy to judge a player's ability to beat his marker – as Akira Ioane of New Zealand shows fending off Kwagga Smith of South Africa in the Wellington Sevens final.

OPINION: Sevens showed us there's a heart and mindset to match the imposing physical frame of the rising star.

'No apology over sevens final'

Matt O'Brien has apologised to the South African team for his handling of the final in Wellington.

World Rugby say there has been no apology from Matt O'Brien to South Africa - and nor was one needed.

Who killed the Wellington Sevens?

Akira Ioane of New Zealand fends Kwagga Smith of South Africa during the 2016 Wellington Sevens cup final match at Westpac Stadium

"Not I," said the leery, vomiting drunks. "Not I," said the PC fun police. "Not I," said NZ Rugby...

No easy road to Rio for SBW

New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens was impressed by Sonny Bill Williams' physicality in Wellington.

NZ coach Gordon Tietjens on what it will take for Sonny Bill - and his good mate Quade Cooper - to star in sevens.

Sevens on in the Tron?

Roger Randle supports the idea of the sevens shifting to the Waikato.

Former Waikato star says Wellington has lost its sparkle and backs Hamilton to host international tournament.

Cooper misses Sydney 7s cut

Quade Cooper needs more training in sevens before starting for Australia in the world series.

Clash with SBW off the cards as Wallabies star deemed not ready for debut in world series event.

Sevens Sisters eye Rio tune-up

Portia Woodman and Kayla McAlister are back in action as the New Zealand women's sevens side heads to Sao Paulo.

Sean Horan is looking for response from his players as they look to put their Dubai disappointment behind them.

SBW: Olympic gold tops it all

Sonny Bill Williams celebrates his first international sevens try.

Olympic gold would "supersede everything" for Kiwi sports superstar – and he wouldn't give it away.

Cooper faces Sevens crash course

After 58 tests for the Wallabies, Quade Cooper is set to make his sevens debut for Australia in Sydney this weekend.

Quade Cooper admits he faces a big challenge to establish himself in Australia's rugby sevens team.

The man who steamrolled SBW video


Kenyan sevens player on the blockbusting charge that made him an internet sensation.

Sevens should interest Hamilton

A Fiji fan enjoys the atmosphere at the Wellington Sevens

The sevens could be on the move from Wellington and Matt Cooper reckons Hamilton should be keen.

At sixes and sevens over Games quest

Sir Gordon Tietjens has the vision, but will he have the thoroughbreds to deliver gold in Rio?

OPINION: Sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens deserves better as he shoots for historic gold in Rio.

Cooper no certainty for Sydney

Quade Cooper's commitments with Toulon means he won't arrive in Sydney until Wednesday.

Late arrival puts Aussie star's anticipated sevens clash with good mate Sonny Bill Williams in doubt.

Dunedin bid for sevens?

A packed Forsyth Barr Stadium for the Super Rugby clash between the Highlanders and the Chiefs.

Speculation swirls over switch to South Island for showpiece tournament, with decision over future host city due in March.

Blockbuster back to Blues

Akira Ioane was an irresistible force for New Zealand at the Wellington Sevens.

Akira Ioane is going back to the Blues after this week's sevens tournament in Sydney.

SBW set for sevens stardom video

Sonny Bill Williams celebrates his first international sevens try.

Mixed reaction to Sonny Bill Williams' hit-and-miss sevens debut, but coach Gordon Tietjens gives a ringing endorsement.

NZ win sevens final video

New Zealand's Joe Webber dives over to score the tournament winning try against South Africa.

New Zealand are Wellington Sevens champions after amazing 24-21 win over South Africa

Should we keep sevens?

What is the future of the Sevens tournament in Wellington?

Wellington event's future comes under microscope as organisers review its success.

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