Sevens

How did Wgtn screw up the sevens?

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 03:  Internet MANA press secretary Pam Corkery listens as founder Kim Dotcom speaks to ...

OPINION: The brilliant Sydney event makes you wonder how Wellington stuffed up a "gimme" so badly, writes Pam Corkery.

Sevens appeal for females

New Zealand sevens representative Alena Saili is back home in Invercargill after competing in he first international ...

Rugby now not just a man's domain as the sport provides an appealing pathway for female athletes.

Hurricanes getting stronger

Hurricanes chief executive Avan Lee, right, has worked hard to make a success of the Super Rugby franchise.

Avan Lee has grown the Hurricanes, but he has no answers for the ailing Wellington Sevens.

NZ finish third in Sydney video

Sione Molia's try in referee's time against Fiji helped New Zealand advance to the semifinals.

New Zealand finish third with 29-14 win over Australia at Sydney Sevens.

Semifinal exit for Sevens Sisters

Portia Woodman and the New Zealand women's sevens team were upset in their semifinal against USA at the Sydney Sevens.

The New Zealand women have come up short in their bid for a second world series tournament victory in a row.

Sevens men to face Fiji video

Youngster Vilimoni Koroi scored a try as New Zealand opened the Sydney Sevens with a victory over the hosts.

Scott Waldrom's NZ men's side will meet Fiji in the Sydney Sevens quarterfinals after winning all three matches on day one.

NZ women power through to quarterfinals

New Zealand speedster Michaela Blyde, centre, was in good form on the opening day of the Sydney leg of the sevens Word ...

New Zealand were unbeaten on the first day of the World Series in Sydney,

Sevens team vows to hold ball

Trael Joass is in line for a New Zealand sevens debut in Sydney this weekend.

Two new caps in NZ sevens team for Sydney after Wellington handling horror show.

The Christchurch Sevens? video

With dwindling crowds a worrying for the Wellington Sevens tournament, is it time for Christchurch to take over hosting ...

As wild as the idea may seem, there's just one problem preventing the move – a lack of player facilities.

Sevens 'hung out to dry'

Westpac Stadium chief executive Shane Harmon at this year's Wellington Sevens.

Stadium boss says event was used as "poster child" for stricter alcohol laws.

Sevens numbers 'not viable'

The crowd was sparse for Sunday night's final of the Wellington Sevens between Fiji and South Africa.

NZ Rugby admits total crowd of 20,000 not enough to secure event.

'Take 7s to the islands' - Tietjens video

Gordon Tietjens says there's no longer any atmosphere in Wellington for the sevens.

Suva or Apia would be better sevens hosts than Wellington, Sir Gordon Tietjens says.

Changes unlikely for NZ Sevens

New Zealand Sevens co-coach Scott Waldrom is confident his methods are up to world series scrutiny.

Time for New Zealand Sevens team to heed some lessons.

Sevens decline embodied by one video

Gary Brown stars as Austin Powers at the 2017 Wellington Sevens.

OPINION: Austin Powers embodies the Sevens as a former icon whose time passed long ago.

Embarrassing Sevens, miserable

At least the Joker was smiling at the Wellington Sevens.

OPINION: Honestly, there could scarcely have been a less enjoyable place in the world to be.

Police pleased with Sevens crowd

Scottish fans in the crowd.

Fan behaviour much better than previous years, with just two arrests and 55 ejected or turned away.

Recap: Wellington Sevens

The rugby was heating up at the Wellington Sevens as the tournament headed into the semifinals stage.

South Africa's "Blitz 'Boks" beat Fiji to win the Wellington Sevens title.

Sydney or the bush for NZ

It's been a tough week for New Zealand Sevens co-coach Scott Waldrom.

It was a forgettable week in Wellington for the New Zealand Sevens team, as South Africa takes final

Sevens D-day may be close

Attendance figures will be heavily scrutinised as the Wellington Sevens is reviewed.

Wellington could know within a month whether it will remain as NZ's host city.

NZ sinks to 6th at 7s video

NZ's Scott Curry runs in for a try in the fifth place semi final against England at the Wellington Sevens.

It's a lowly sixth for New Zealand at Wellington Sevens.

Sevens lacking star power

An appearance from All Blacks winger Julian Savea would draw more fans to the Wellington sevens.

OPINION: A lack of stars could spell the end of the sevens as an attraction, writes Phil Gifford.

It's Fiji on menu for NZ video

New Zealand Sevens stalwart DJ Forbes fends off a Samoan defender.

New Zealand clinch quarterfinal berth with win over United States.

South Africa beat Fiji gallery

Philip Snyman of South Africa is tackled.

South Africa see off Fiji in a classic.

Days of 7s benders over

USA Eagles' fans Thomas and Natalia Ochieng were party-ready at the Wellington Sevens, but it turned out to be far more ...

Yellow seats outnumber fans, as Wellington's party atmosphere turns tepid.

Sydney snubs women's sevens

Kayla Mcalister of New Zealand is tackled by Sharni Williams of Australia during the women's gold medal sevens match at ...

Honoured this week, the Australian women's sevens side aren't regarded as a big drawcard by Sydney tournament organisers.

Recap: Wellington Sevens gallery

Attendance figures will be heavily scrutinised as the Wellington Sevens is reviewed.

New Zealand top their group at Wellington Sevens with three wins on day one.

No longer at sixes and sevens

Big crowds watched New Zealand during the 2013 Wellington Sevens.

 How to revive the Wellington Sevens? Halve the price, double the numbers.

Plea for women to save sevens video

The Black Ferns Sevens defeated Australia in the first round of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Dubai last month.

Former star Karl Te Nana reckons a women's tournament would bring fans back.

Teenager to make international debut

Southland teenager Alena Saili has been selected in the New Zealand women's sevens team for the next tournament in Sydney.

Southland teenager Alena Saili is set to make her international sevens debut.

NZ try to look past Tietjens

Gordon Tietjens' contribution to sevens rugby in New Zealand will never be forgotten.

Sevens side not being distracted by presence of former coach Gordon Tietjens with Samoa.

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