Sevens

Sevens sisters look to finish season on a high

Sarah Goss and the New Zealand women's sevens team are looking to bounce back in Amsterdam after their third-place finish at the London leg of the World Series.

There can be no more appropriate place for NZ to end their World Rugby Women's Sevens Series campaign on a high than in Amsterdam.

NZ must improve after 'challenging' world series video

New Zealand's DJ Forbes, Rieko Ioane and Gillies Kaka had to settle for third in the World Rugby Sevens Series.

If you didn't get the idea already, the road to a sevens gold at the Rio Olympics is going to be extremely tough for the New Zealand Sevens team.

Sevens $120k TV lens signing oopsie

Collins Injera may be facing a hefty bill for signing his name on a camera lens at the London Sevens.

Permanent marker used on a $120,000 camera lens by Kenyan celebrating his 200th international try.

Fiji win world series in London

Fiji are sevens world series champions for the first time since 2006.

Sevens powerhouse claim crown for the first time since 2006 as NZ bow out early in event won by USA.

NZ women lose London Sevens semi

Portia Woodman scored twice in New Zealand's quarterfinal victory over England in London, before their exit to Australia in the semifinals.

New Zealand Sevens sisters' winning streaks comes to an end in London.

New Zealand Sevens into quarterfinals in London

DJ Forbes, Rieko Ioane and Gillies Kaka all scored in New Zealand's opening tow matches as they reached the quarterfinals at Twickenham.

New Zealand have qualified for the quarterfinals at the London Sevens, topping Pool B.

NZ women's sevens team cement spot at Rio video

New Zealand women's sevens captain Sarah Goss in action at the Women's Sevens Series in London.

A shock defeat to Spain but the the New Zealand women's sevens team has still qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio.

Rio no certainty for struggling Australian sevens team

Ed Jenkins' Australian sevens side face a tough road to next year's Rio Olympics.

Australia's path to the Rio Olympic sevens tournament could see them miss out all together.

New Zealand keep faint sevens world series hopes

Scott Curry of New Zealand is chased by James Rodwell of England on his way to scoring a try.

NZ will need a little help from their rivals if they are to win the World Rugby Sevens Series in London.

Tui showing class after comeback from injury

Ruby Tui returns to the New Zealand women's sevens set-up for the London and Amsterdam legs of the World Series.

Canterbury's Ruby Tui was like an over-wound toy when she was eventually unleashed after recovering from a serious knee injury.

Perfection close for New Zealand sevens sisters

Sarah Goss, centre, and the New Zealand Sevens sisters take on the London Sevens this week.

Perfection is less than two weeks away for the New Zealand Sevens sisters in the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series.

Sevens veteran answers final round SOS

Lote Raikabula will join the New Zealand sevens team ahead of this weekend's London Sevens after three key players were ruled out due to injury.

Lote Raikabula and Declan O'Donnell have been called up for the London Sevens.

New Zealand Sevens' last shot for number 13

New Zealand's Joe Webber was injured before getting the chance to take on Fiji in the Glasgow final.

New Zealand have one final shot at world series title number 13 in London, but could do with some luck.

Kiwis beaten in Glasgow Sevens final

Josaia Raisuqe, Samisoni Viriviri and Savenaca Rawaca of Fiji celebrate after beating New Zealand in the Glasgow Sevens final.

New Zealand lose Glasgow Sevens final to Fiji but qualify for the Rio Olympics.

New Zealand into Glasgow Sevens quarterfinals

Gillies Kaka left the field against Kenya with an injured shoulder but returned against Samoa to score a crucial try.

New Zealand qualify for Cup quarterfinals with a match to spare on the opening day of Glasgow Sevens.

Hellish pool in Glasgow what NZ need

Scott Curry and the New Zealand Sevens team have an opportunity to cut South Africa's lead in Glasgow.

The NZ Sevens team are preparing for an epic rescue act in the World Sevens series.

Mental drive sees Gould return

Lavinia Gould is back int he New Zealand Women's Sevens team after a two-year doping ban.

Lavinia Gould was busy at work when a call came through which changed her life.

Excitement brewing over rugby's Olympic return

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says rugby is ready to be a hit at the Rio Games.

The International Olympic Committee’s top official is confident rugby will prove a hit at the Rio Games next year.

Sevens star Curry emerging as a leader

Scott Curry has become a leader in the New Zealand sevens squad.

When the New Zealand sevens team takes the field in Glasgow, Scott Curry will be one of the leaders backing up DJ Forbes.

NZ women's sevens ring changes for last leg

Lavina Gould is back in the New Zealand women's sevens team after a two-year doping ban.

Coach Sean Horan has made five changes to his side to compete in the final two tournaments of the World Series season.

Hamilton Girls win Sanix world champs video

Hamilton Girls High School are the Sanix world champions.

Hamilton Girls High School have won the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament for 2015.

Talented Webber is training the house down

Joe Webber has become a vital member of the New Zealand Sevens squad in 2015.

Three and a half years ago, Gordon Tietjens knew he had a talent on his hands with Joe Webber.

NZ sevens named for final two rounds

Teen sensation Reiko Ioane is in the best condition of his life after being off his game in Hong Kong and Tokyo.

Bruised and battered following a shocking defeat to Canada in Tokyo, the NZ sevens team had some soul searching to do.

Hamilton Girls contest sevens world champs

Hamilton Girls High School head to Japan on Sunday for the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament.

Hamilton Girls High School head to Japan on Sunday to contest the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament, and hope to bring home a world title.

Bill Pulver dashes Bernard Foley's sevens dream

Main man: Bernard Foley of the Waratahs and Wallabies.

ARU boss Bill Pulver has scuppered Bernard Foley'sbid to represent Australia at next year's Olympic Games.

Sevens sisters win Canada final

Portia Woodman has continued her fine form in the black jersey of the NZ women's sevens team.

NZ women's sevens team extend unbeaten run to 36 with victory over Russia in the Canada Sevens final.

NZ sevens sisters cruise in Canada

The New Zealand sevens sisters have eased into the Canada Sevens quarterfinals.

The New Zealand sevens sisters have cruised into the Canada Sevens quarterfinals with a pool match to play.

NZ men's sevens team fading

Canada celebrate an upset win over the New Zealand Sevens team at the Tokyo Sevens earlier this month.

OPINION: Joseph Romanos questions the state of the New Zealand men's sevens team ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Rio qualification close for NZ women's sevens

NZ women's sevens team captain Sarah Goss, left, says her team has been working on defence and the contact area.

If NZ continue impressive world series form in Canada, Olympic qualification could be secured by Monday.

Canes duo confirm they won't say no to Rio Olympics

Hurricanes Beauden Barrett, Julian Savea and TJ Perenara (left to right) go through a fitness drill at Hurricanes training.

Beauden Barrett and Julian Savea both unequivocal in their desire to chase a gold medal at the Rio Olympics.

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