Sevens

Aussie and Japan on 7s circuit

New Zealand's Huriana Manuel crashes over to score a try against Australia in the women's sevens gold medal final at the ...

Two new venues for latest women's world series where NZ seek revenge on Australians.

Matilda, 7s strut for Jockey gallery video

Matilda Rice made her catwalk debut alongside NZ Sevens stars.

Wearing just her undies, The Bachelor winner Matilda Rice made her catwalk debut on Thursday night.

NZ 7s coaching options for 2020

Who will lead the likes of Gillies Kaka and the New Zealand Sevens team into battle in future?

OPINION: Sevens reporter Ben Strang looks at five coaches who could lead the New Zealand Sevens team into the future.

Tietjens plays waiting game

New Zealand men's sevens coach Gordon Tietjens said the loss of Sonny Bill Williams and Joe Webber with injury in the ...

Sir Gordon Tietjens has coached the NZ men's sevens team for 22 years. After Rio his future is uncertain.

Secret to Royal's sevens act gallery

Princess Anne presents Gold medals to the Fijian Sevens Rugby Team at Rio.

OPINION: It was as good as a masonic hand shake, and the bowing Fiji sevens team knew it.

Aussies 'read the riot act'

Australia rugby sevens captain Ed Jenkins was understood to be among the players out late drinking in Rio.

Late night escapades in Copacabana land Australian men's 7s rugby players in trouble.

Sevens not all about stars

A player like Damian McKenzie could have transformed the sevens side.

OPINION: NZ weren't the only nation not to stack their team with superstar XVs players.

Tew: Sevens to stay ABs

Steve Tew believes the All Blacks brand has not been damaged in a "meaningful way" by the Kiwi men's sevens performance ...

Definitely no plan to remove All Blacks name from sevens and Maori teams, NZ Rugby boss says.

7s sisters dine out at Maccas

Niall Williams and the New Zealand women's sevens team had celebrated their silver medal with free McDonalds.

After months of strict diets, the NZ women's sevens team go big on free McDonald's.

Fiji's humble act to princess

Princess Anne presented Fiji's players with their gold medals.

Fiji's sevens kings showed Princess Anne a unique act of respect never seen at an Olympic Games.

Dancing in the streets of Suva

Fiji rugby fans celebrate their team's gold medal win in the OIympic men's sevens.

Fiji erupts with joy at first Olympic medal, as world applauds island nation's gold-winning 7s stars.

NZ sevens finish fifth

NZ sevens star Akira Ioane celebrates after scoring a try against Argentina.

NZ sevens coach eyes Tokyo redemption after fifth-place finish in disastrous Rio Olympics campaign.

Fiji secure first Olympic medal

A Fiji rugby fan gets a sneaky grab of one of the balls used in the Olympics sevens in Rio.

Semifinal victory in men's sevens rugby secures Fiji their first ever Olympic medal.

Time to replace Tietjens: Thorburn

Former NZ sevens coach and ex-All Blacks selector Peter Thorburn, who urged NZ Rugby to start searching for candidates ...

Former NZ sevens coach and ABs selector urges NZ Rugby to start searching for Gordon Tietjens' successor.

Tew bad! Sevens' own goal video

Dejected New Zealand sevens players after their Olympic Games quarterfinal loss to Fiji.

OPINION: Forget the referee, NZR let down the sevens team.

NZ not 'good enough - Tew video

New Zealand's Tim Mikkelson and Rieko Ioane challenge the referee's call for a spear tackle on Fiji's Jerry Tuwai during ...

Was NZ's sevens team good enough in Rio? NZ Rugby boss Steve Tew thinks not.

Ref rage as NZ fall video

New Zealand's Akira Ioane, left, Tim Mikkelson and Rieko Ioane sit dejected after their loss to Great Britain.

"No calls went our way," says injured captain Scott Curry as Fiji bounces NZ sevens men out of Rio.

SBW's ambulance mishap video

An injured Sonny Bill Williams is stretchered away in a golf cart.

It's been a rough day for SBW, but a lost ambulance has taken the edge off.

SBW benched in Brazil video

Sonny Bill Williams is helped from the field after being injured during day one of the men's rugby sevens at the Rio ...

Unable to play, Williams vows to be the team's biggest fan for the rest of the tournament.

SBW injury trouble for ABs video

New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams is helped from the field after being injured during the opening day loss to Japan at ...

Olympics dream is over and lengthy rehab means a midfield rethink for All Blacks coaches.

NZ 7s make amends v Kenya video

Rieko Ioane on the burst for the NZ men's sevens team against Kenya at the Rio Olympics.

Dream of Olympic rugby gold still alive for NZ men thanks to a thumping win after loss to Japan.

Sevens boss: 'Try changed game' video

The moment Emma Tonegato dropped the ball while grounding it in the women's sevens final. Referees awarded the try.

Kiwi coach makes no excuses but says controversial call gave Aussies vital leg-up.

NZ Rugby cost us the gold

An emotional haka after the narrow defeat.

OPINION: We won a medal but this was rugby and it wasn't the gold. Should we be happy or disappointed?

McCaw magic in Rio

NZ sevens player Rieko Ioane poses with former All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw in Rio.

All Blacks great presents jerseys to NZ sevens squad ahead of Rio opener.

Kiwi sledge inspires Aussie win

Sledge: The Australian team used Sean Horan's jibe as motivation for the final.

"They don't like pressure" - haunting words for coach Sean Horan as NZ settles for sevens silver.

'Sevens sisters' into semis video

Portia Woodman scored the only try for New Zealand in a knife-edge 5-0 quarterfinal victory over USA at the Olympic ...

New Zealand won an arm-wrestle against the United States to set up a semi against Great Britain.

Women's 7s run hot in Rio video

Portia Woodman of New Zealand scores a try against Kenya as Rugby Sevens arrives the the Olympics.

NZ women's sevens team off to a flying start in Rio with 83 points scored in thrashings of Spain and Kenya.

SBW's Bolt out of the blue

Sonny Bill Williams couldn't pass up the opportunity to take a photo with Usain Bolt.

NZ sevens star rubs shoulders with the fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt, in Rio.

NZ sevens at risk: Tietjens

Sir Gordon Tietjens is concerned that NZ will be overtaken in the world of rugby sevens.

NZ sevens supremo appears for centralised sevens programme.

SBW snubs Aussie media video

Even Sonny Bill Williams gets starstruck as he takes a photo with tennis star Rafael Nadal.

"The bro asked for a photo lol," Sonny Bill says of Rafa Nadal meet as he steers clear of Aussies in Rio.

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