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Sevens steroid 'concoction' find

Kenya rugby sevens

Fast-improving Kenya rugby sevens team found to have been taking steroids before and after training.

NZR gets tough on eligibility

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New eligibility rules will block non-All Black eligible women's rugby players from the annual national sevens tournament.

Tietjens not panicking yet

Gordon Tietjens

With a new squad, new combinations, and NPC players to return, NZ Sevens coach is staying calm.

Tietjens: SBW in sevens talks

Sonny Bill Williams

Code-switching superstar in discussions about playing sevens at the Rio Olympics, NZ coach says.

Casual approach costs try

Semi Kunatani

Fiji sevens player left embarassed following incident during sides clash with Scotland at the World Series-opening event.

NZ Sevens take plate

Joe Webber

New Zealand recovered from a poor performance in their Cup quarterfinal at the Gold Coast Sevens to win the Plate tonight.

Easy wins for NZ Sevens

DJ Forbes

New Zealand are off to a predictably strong start at the Gold Coast Sevens.

SBW's got sevens potential

Sonny Bill Williams

DJ Forbes backs Sonny Bill Williams to be a success in abbreviated game if he wants to have a crack at Olympics.

Rookies added to NZ Sevens

Tony Ensor

Gordon Tietjens has named two rookies in his New Zealand squad for the Gold Coast Sevens this weekend.

Women's sevens gets nod

Kayla McAlister

The inclusion of women's rugby sevens at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games has been confirmed.

NZ beaten in Oceania final

Gordon Tietjens

Fiji have sent out a scary warning to other teams in the IRB Sevens World Series, after their B team dominated the Oceania Sevens.

Easy workout for NZ sevens

Gordon Tietjens

NZ eased through their pool at the Oceania Sevens in Noosa, making the men's quarterfinals.

Sevens players plead for help

Rocky Khan

NZ rugby sevens players who were stranded in Kenya following a travel dispute head home.

Grant getting used to sevens contact

Keshia Grant

Netballer Keshia Grant's rise to the national sevens team has left her with decisions to make about her future.

Bunce tipped to make his mark

Jordan Bunce

Rugby is in the Bunce family blood, but Jordan Bunce thought he'd carved out his own niche in sevens rugby.

Blyde and Broughton called up

Michaela Blyde

Taranaki reps Michaela Blyde and Gayle Broughton are in the 12-strong NZ squad for this week's Oceania tournament in Australia.

Grant to make Sevens debut

Keshia Grant

Former pro netballer Keshia Grant will debut for the NZ Women's Sevens team next weekend.

Tietjens selects new blood

Tony Ensor

Five new caps to fight for place in first NZ Sevens squad of IRB Sevens World Series season at Oceania tournament next month.

Samoa lacking star names

Isaia Toeava

The stars haven't aligned for Samoa after naming their squad for the IRB Sevens World Series opener on the Gold Coast.

Kenya sevens side decimated

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Kenya has dropped 10 players from their sevens squad for the opening tournament in a dispute with the national board over pay and contracts.

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