'Under-prepared' NZ sevens will improve

The New Zealand sevens team concede a try to Kyle Brown in a 40-0 defeat to South Africa in the Dubai Sevens quarterfinal.

NZ sevens team was 'under-prepared', thrashed and outsmarted by the Blitzboks, but coach claims they can fix the errors.

South Africa win Dubai Sevens

Cecil Afrika scored one of his team's four tries as South Africa beat Fiji in the Dubai Sevens final.

At least South African rugby fans have got the Blitzboks.

Kiwis crash out in Dubai

New Zealand captain Scott Curry in action in Dubai.

NZ men's sevens team suffer embarrassing defeat to South Africa in quarters.

Revenge for NZ sevens sisters

Sarah Goss lifts the Dubai Sevens trophy after New Zealand defeated Australia 17-5 in the final.

NZ women's sevens team avenge Rio Olympics gold medal match defeat.

New era for men's sevens

DJ Forbes uses his fend in the win against Samoa at his record 80th sevens tournament.

Two wins and a loss to England for new NZ men's sevens coaching regime in Dubai.

Aussies 7s women to the rescue

Australian women's sevens player Brooke Anderson receives emergency treatment from teammates Alicia Quirk and Chloe ...

Aussie sevens stars save the day by performing emergency treatment on injured teammate during a match.

Women's sevens start strong

Sarah Goss put the finishing touch on a solid Dubai Sevens start for the New Zealand women's sevens team.

NZ women's sevens team complete perfect first day at Dubai Sevens tournament.

Women's seven remain dominant

Michaela Blyde scored a hat-trick in New Zealand's 31-point win over France in Dubai.

The New Zealand women's sevens team remain undefeated in Dubai.

Guildford to play in Waikato

Zac Guildford turned out for Wairarapa Bush in this year's Heartland Championship.

Troubled former All Black is hoping to revive his career in Waikato through sevens and club rugby.

Forbes set for 80th NZ 7s cap video

New Zealand's DJ Forbes during day one of the Men's rugby sevens New Zealand vs Kenya match at the 2016 Rio Olympics on ...

Star NZ 7s veteran will set a world record for tournament appearances in Dubai this weekend.

NZ sevens sisters start new journey

Portia Woodman will hope to power New Zealand to success on the sevens field in Dubai.

 New Zealand, under new coach Allan Bunting, are starting a new four-year cycle with Tokyo the target.

NZ Sevens 'starting afresh'

Scott Waldrom will do things his way with the NZ Sevens team.

New coaches have respect for former coach Gordon Tietjens, but will coach their own way after taking over.

Promising athlete has shot at sevens

10082016. News.Kavinda Herath. Southland Times/FairfaxNZ-Talented athlete Emma Hopcroft, 18, is having a crack at ...

Emma Hopcroft may juggle national sevens finals with shot at New Zealand Secondary Schools long jump title.

Southland's Knight in shining armour

Southland sevens coach Bryan Milne.

Southland men's team cling on to national provincial sevens spot while women just miss out.

Tasman triumphant at sevens

26112016 News John Bisset/FairfaxNZ.  Rugby Sevens competitions at Alpine Energy Stadium South Canterbury vs Mid ...

Tasman beat Otago 12-5 to take of bragging rights of South Island sevens.

Stag gets sevens callup

Stags player Junior Ngaluafe will travel with the New Zealand Sevens team to Dubai.

 Southland men's and women's sevens teams named for South Island regional tournament.

NZ 7s teams named for Dubai

Sarah Goss will lead the NZ women to Dubai, where they are confident of ending a losing streak at the hands of Australia.

Few debutantes in New Zealand Sevens squads as new series and Olympic cycle begin.

Southland sevens get 'serious support'

Southland sevens coach Bryan Milne.

Southland sevens coach Bryan Milne says sevens programme can help unearth future Stags.

Early start for Cama

Junior Tomasi Cama, here training with the New Zealand sevens team last year, has taken on an interim coaching role with ...

They made him an offer he couldn't refuse.

Laidlaw keen on sevens centralisation

Clark Laidlaw, left, hopes to see the national sevens programme centralised.

If Clark Laidlaw brings about one swift change to the New Zealand sevens programme, it may be dragging it into the future.

Scot named NZ Sevens coach video

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 27:  Assistant coach Clark Laidlaw (L) and team manager Tony Ward of the Hurricanes look ...

A foreign coach will lead a New Zealand national rugby team, for the first time in the professional era.

NZ Sevens' hospital pass

Tomasi Cama is preparing the New Zealand Sevens team for the Dubai Sevens in two weeks.

 OPINION: With only two weeks to form a team for the World Series, don't expect the world of the New Zealand sevens team.

Ryan joins Fiji 15s

Ben Ryan will join Fiji's coaching staff for their test with England.

After masterminding Fiji's Olympic triumph, sevens maestro Ben Ryan will now plot England's downfall.

Head coach Karauna - appointed

Former NZ 7s assistant coach Damian Karauna is off to Japan after securing the head coaching role for the national men's ...

NZ 7s assistant coach in Rio signs on with Japan in the top job for their men's team.

Karauna takes Japan 7s job

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 11:  All Black Rugby Sevens Skills Coach Damian Karauna on November 11, 2015 in ...

Former NZ Sevens player Damian Karauna takes over Japan's national sevens programme.

Rams muster up sevens supremacy

The successful Upper Hutt Rams sevens team proudly display the cup.

Wellington club rugby sevens supremacy remains with the Upper Hutt Rams

Randle back with Waikato 7s

Roger Randle is back coaching the Waikato sevens team.

Pairing up with Waisake Masirewa, Roger Randle is back with Waikato's sevens after plotting NZ's downfall with Japan in Rio.

Bunting new women's 7s coach

Allan Bunting, right, is the new coach of the New Zealand women's sevens team.

The New Zealand women's sevens team have a new coach, with Allan Bunting replacing the departed Sean Horan.

'Rough diamonds' of 7s wanted

Ashley Drake scores a try for the Cook Islands at the Wellington Sevens. Drake, now the H-K sevens coach, is hoping to ...

The Horowhenua-Kapiti sevens coach is hoping to find the next big star through Facebook and an open training.

Former Taranaki assistant tipped for top sevens job

Clark Laidlaw has been tipped to take over the New Zealand sevens coaching job.

Laidlaw tipped for NZ sevens job.

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