FRED WOODCOCK - © Fairfax NZ News
5:00am If the inaugural Olympic women's rugby sevens tournament was being played today, the bookies would have New Zealand as short-priced favourites for gold.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - © Fairfax NZ News
The New Zealand women's seven team have clinched the inaugural IRB Women's World Sevens Series, winning the final tournament in Amsterdam.
The NZ women's sevens team is just a quarterfinal victory over Spain away from clinching the first IRB Women's World Sevens Series.
EVAN PEGDEN - © Fairfax NZ News
Tim Mikkelson may have led the All Blacks Sevens team to victory in the IRB World Series but he wants the World Cup.