Sevens

Sevens vets help rookies settle

Tone Ng Shiu, Trael Joass and Andrew Knewstubb have all shot into the limelight with the NZ sevens team.

New Zealand's rookie sevens players are under the watchful eye of team veterans as they seek places in the squad for the Wellington Sevens.

Tasman trio's alternate road to glory

Tasman's Tone Ng Shiu, Trael Joass and Andrew Knewstubb have all shot into the limelight in Wellington as part of the ...

Coach hopes selection of Tasman trio for NZ Sevens paves the way for more success.

Rams go international

Stepping up. Upper Hutt Rams' Sam Wasley in 2016 national club sevens finals action.

The Upper Hutt Rams will take their successful sevens game to international opposition on Thursday.

Did the 'fun police' ruin the Sevens? video

An Otago University sports marketing expert says the Wellington Sevens' shift away from its party reputation, which ...

Shunning its boozy "mates day out" reputation hurt the Wellington Sevens, marketing expert says.

Snedden: End for Wellington 7s video

Snedden, who was in charge of the 2011 Rugby World Cup organising committee, says the apparent demise of the Sevens is ...

The man who delivered us the Rugby World Cup says the writing is on the wall for Wellington Sevens.

New sevens coach outlines plans

Scott Curry makes a break during the Dubai sevens last month.

Incoming New Zealand sevens coach Clark Laidlaw has grand plans for the national programme.

The kilted Kiwi

Clark Laidlaw, left, during his time as Hurricanes assistant coach.

Don't let the accent fool you - Clark Laidlaw is a Kiwi coach in heart and mind.

New career twist for Ng Shiu

Tasman's Tone Ng Shiu is tackled by Auckland's Sabastian Visinia during the men's plate final at the national sevens ...

Tone Ng Shiu is proof that you don't have to score tries to make an impact in sevens.

Heart problem to sevens heaven

Trael Joass is one of three Tasman players selected in the All Blacks Sevens squad for the Wellington tournament.

Less than three years ago Trael Joass was having heart surgery. Now he's a member of the All Blacks Sevens squad.

Strange sevens snub

Women's rugby star Selica Winiata should get a proper explanation for her sevens snub.

OPINION: Selica Winiata is one of New Zealand's best sevens players, yet she does not have a contract.

Waldrom almost a Puma video

New Zealand Sevens interim coach Scott Waldrom.

When Scott Waldrom got his first taste of the Wellington Sevens, it was playing for Argentina, not NZ.

Shock as Winiata axed

New Zealand Rugby women's player of the year Selica Winiata was not selected for the women's sevens contract list for 2017.

Manawatu sports people are shocked after Selica Winiata was not selected for the national women's sevens team.

NZ sevens name four new caps

Tasman's Trael Joass has forced his way into the New Zealand men's sevens team.

New blood brought in as Kiwis look to make it four in a row at Wellington's world series tournament.

Botham's grandson at Welly 7s

Sir Ian Botham is delighted to see his grandson James making his way in international sport.

James Botham to make senior debut for Wales at NZ's world series sevens event.

Winiata 'axed for attacking'

New Zealand Rugby women's player of the year Selica Winiata was a strange omission from the women's sevens contract list ...

Who thought trying to score tries was a crime?

Fresh look for women's sevens

Renee Wickliffe is one of two members of the provincial champion Counties Manukau team who has been given a New Zealand ...

Eight new players have scored New Zealand women's sevens contracts for the 2017 season.

Three, two, onesie, go!

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester, in black, was pipped for gold in the Onesie 100 warm-up event along the city's ...

Bedroom attire will take to the sevens field in sprint race for charity.

Sevens upbeat on ticket sales

Wellington Sevens organisers have tried to rejuvenate the annual two-day tournament by shunning its booze-fuelled party ...

Tournament boss bullish, despite predictions half the tickets will remain unsold.

It's all Counties Manukau at sevens

Jubilant Counties Manukau players with their national sevens trophy in Rotorua.

Counties Manukau have scored a notable sevens double, winning both the men's and women's national titles at Rotorua.

Zac shows he's a sevens force

Former All Black Zac Guildford continues to impress on the sevens scene with Waikato.

Former AB Guildford impressive as he leads unbeaten Waikato into national sevens quarter-finals.

Guildford impressing selectors

Waikato's Zac Guildford is in the kind of sevens form that could earn him a black jersey.

New Zealand contracts are on the table for any sevens players who stand out at the nationals in Rotorua.

Southland re-enter national arena

Southland sevens coach Bryan Milne.

 Style, tactics, players and stakes have all advanced since Southland's last trip to national sevens tournament.

Cancer back for US sevens player

Jillion Potter has been diagnosed with Synovial Sarcoma for the second time.

Rare form of cancer returns for United States sevens captain.

Reece to play the waiting game

Sevu Reece had a whirlwind 2016 and will be a key figure for Waikato at this weekend's national sevens champs in Rotorua.

Waikato flyer Sevu Reece is shining in sevens and 15s, but faces a wait to be able to represent New Zealand.

Fiji 7s up for breakthrough award

Fiji's gold-medal winning men's sevens campaign at the 2016 Rio Olympics has them up for a major award.

The Olympic gold medalists are up against the likes of Leicester City and Iceland.

NZ players boost hopes

Dylan Collier will lineup for Southland at the 2017 New Zealand provincial sevens tournament in Rotorua.

Southland sevens coach Bryan Milne pleased with Stags representation in the sevens setup this year.

Sevens ticket sales sluggish

My Little Ponies; Pippa Barrett, Karina Duffy and Lisette Hakkens at the Wellington Sevens.

Poor tickets sales for Wellington Sevens three weeks out from the event.

Promising rugby player dies

Maikeli Ledua, 22, died after a crash between a truck and his car.

Manawatu's Maikeli Ledua will be remembered by friends and family for his huge smile and big heart.

Sevens hit out for southern rivals

Experienced Canterbury sevens player Milford Keresoma will be a key member of the squad for January's national ...

Canterbury host South Island rivals for warm-up tournament for sevens national championships

Taylor's brother makes 7s debut

Horowhenua-Kapiti's Ross Taurima takes the ball forward, with Greg Mullany and Willie Paia'aua in support.

The successful side featured Codie Taylor's younger brother Keanu.

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