Sevens

Drummond in sevens heaven

Jess Drummond could be set for her New Zealand sevens debut after being selected in the latest squad.

The unavailability of five key players has opened the door for a Riwaka school teacher to make her NZ sevens debut.

XVs into sevens doesn't go

It wasn't a good day for Lewis Ormond and the New Zealand sevens team in London

NZ rugby chief Steve Tew has conceded it's a difficult equation dominating the XVs game and sevens one as well.

Businessman backs Sevens video

Lawrenson Group chief executive John Lawrenson is quietly optimistic about Hamilton hosting the sevens.

Bar owner John Lawrenson is optimistic about the Hamilton Sevens, since Dallas Fisher is in charge.

Hamilton Sevens: Let's do this

37 South managing director Dallas Fisher says the city council will not pay for a thing.

It's time to celebrate Hamilton - as the new home for New Zealand Sevens

Messam: Hamilton will turn it on video

Waikato Stadium in Hamilton will host the next World Sevens Series event in New Zealand after Wellington lost the event.

Ex-NZ 7s star backs Hamilton to put on a great event after taking the Sevens rights from Wellington.

Sevens loss 'good'

A dearth of fans at Westpac Stadium was the clearest indication the Sevens tournament in Wellington was in trouble.

Wellington mayor and officials say there's no use in flogging a dead horse.

NZ sevens' 8-man snafu grates video

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OPINION: World Rugby investigation needed into NZ mistake you'd expect only to see in kids' sport.

Don't try to be Welly, Hamilton

Poor crowds contributed to the demise of the sevens in Wellington.

OPINION: There's only so many times you can slap on a superhero costume, and slip over on the concourse before the novelty has worn off.

Disaster for NZ Sevens

Andrew Knewstubb scored New Zealand's third try on halftime and a lead of 21-0 over Scotland appeared enough. It wasn't.

NZ Sevens do their best Warriors impression. Leading 21-0 against Scotland, they somehow managed to throw it away.

New caps in NZ sevens team

Jesse Houston is one of two new caps in the New Zealand sevens team.

Tamati Samuels and Jesse Houston are the new faces in the national sevens team.

Sevens side hit by 15s commitments

Ruby Tui looms as key player for New Zealand in the Canada leg of the women's world sevens series.

Key players are missing from the NZ women's sevens side to contest the Canada leg of the world series.

NZ take bronze at Paris Sevens

New Zealand's Sione Molia fends off defenders from the USA during pool play in Paris.

All Blacks Sevens side fights back from thrashing against South Africa to beat England.

NZ7s play from behind in Paris

Regan Ware scored four tries for New Zealand on the first day of the Paris Sevens tournament.

Three comeback wins see New Zealand remain unbeaten in Paris.

NZ Sevens final leg begins

Jamie Booth gets his first NZ Sevens call up for Paris.

New Zealand will have a new-look side for the Paris sevens because of a large casualty ward.

St Mary's in sevens heaven video

Wellington's St Mary's College sevens team celebrate winning in Japan.

No field? No problem for world-beating Wellington schoolgirls' team.

Three new faces for NZ Sevens squad

Manawatu's Jamie Booth is set to make his debut for the New Zealand sevens team later this month.

With nine players unavailable sevens coach Scott Waldrom has had to ring the changes for Paris and London.

NZ women win Japan sevens video

Michaela Blyde scored the winning try in the final of the Japan sevens.

Last-ditch Michaela Blyde try seals win after Canada fumble kickoff with seconds remaining.

NZ unbeaten at Japan sevens

New Zealand sevens star Portia Woodman steams away for a try.

Portia Woodman scores three tries and Sarah Goss excels in every department as Kiwi women march into quarter-finals.

$7 tribute for Fiji's rugby heroes

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Two million commemorative $7 notes released in honour of Fiji's Olympic heroes.

'We let ourselves down': 7s coach

Andrew Knewstubb of New Zealand reacts after losing the quartfinal to Canada.

Sevens coach laments a lack of consistency after another fifth placed finish.

NZ tops Singapore Sevens pool

Regan Ware fends off a challenge from Martin Iosefo of USA.

The New Zealand sevens team went undefeated on day one to set up a quarterfinal clash with Canada.

Sevens call up old hands

Joe Webber is back in the New Zealand Sevens squad.

Familiar faces return as injuries force changes for Singapore.

NZ finish fifth at Hong Kong

Regan Ware scored a try in New Zealand's loss to South Africa at the Hong Kong Sevens.

New Zealand salvage a fifth-place finish in Hong Kong.

NZ sevens lose to Fiji

DJ Forbes scored a late try in the corner to give New Zealand the lead in their 19-7 victory over Wales in Hong Kong.

Fiji snapped the New Zealand men's sevens team's unbeaten run at the Hong Kong Sevens.

Huge growth in women's sevens video

More and more girls and women are taking up sevens.

And it's thanks to the success of the Rio Olympics.

'Fun police' ruining sevens

There were more empty yellow seats than fans in Wellington.

Hamilton emerges as potential sevens venue, but city's bar kingpin says organisers would 'screw it up'.

Watch out for Joe Ravouvou

Joe Ravouvou, showing his try scoring ability for Auckland during last year's Mitre 10 Cup.

He's big, strong and fast. Joe Ravouvou is the newbie in the national sevens team.

Schoolgirl eyes black jersey

Motueka High School student Risaleaana Pouri-Lane, 16, has been playing for the Black Ferns development rugby sevens ...

Is a Motueka schoolgirl New Zealand's next sevens star?

Schoolboy to sevens star

Vilimoni Koroi catches a pass against England at the USA Sevens in Las Vegas earlier this month.

New Zealand Rugby plots a course to manage its teenage star, who hopes to continue his rapid rise.

Sevens scheduling rules Dunedin out

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is out of contention to host next year's Sevens due to scheduling issues.

With the students out of town, Dunedin won't be chasing sevens hosting rights.

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