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.

Sevens' books back in the red

New Zealand Rugby said it has tried to entice fans back to the Wellington Sevens, but admitted the event was "not where ...

New Zealand Rugby's balance sheets takes a beating as fan interest in tournament dwindles.

NZ Rugby shops for Sevens cities gallery

Poor ticket sales left vast sections of Westpac Stadium empty during January's tournament - a far cry from the ...

Handful of potential hosts in the running to snare tournament from capital after dismal ticket sales.

Savea and 'scary' St Mary's video

All Blacks, New Zealand Sevens and Hurricanes star Ardie Savea has coached St Mary's College for the last two years.

St Mary's College are serving up defeats to allcomers.

Waldrom eyes improvement

New Zealand men's sevens coach  Scott Waldrom wants his team to make a run for second place.

NZ men's sevens coach wants to make a late charge.

NZ Sevens with ground to make up

Scott Curry scored a late consolation try in the 14-12 loss to England in the quarterfinal in Vancouver.

NZ Sevens team overcome late scare against Argentina to finish fifth in Vancouver.

NZ 7s unbeaten in pool video

Sherwin Stowers scored his 123rd career try for the New Zealand sevens team on Sunday.

New Zealand add hosts Canada to their victims as they go three from three on day one of Vancouver Sevens.

Curry back for sevens

Scott Curry missed the last leg of the Sevens World Series with a concussion.

Scott Curry and Ambrose Curtis added to New Zealand Sevens team for Vancouver tournament.

Kapiti student aims for sevens gold

Sevens player Kiki Tahere in action for the New Zealand Secondary Schools sevens team during their grand final win ...

Kapiti teen has represented New Zealand at age-group level.

Sevens need 'a bit of discipline' video

Vilimoni Koroi is a special talent.

NZ Sevens coach Scott Waldrom sees area of concern after two close losses to end their Las Vegas campaign.

New Zealand to play Fiji

DJ Forbes scored a fine solo effort in New Zealand's 12-10 pool play loss to Argentina in Las Vegas.

New Zealand are taking on Fiji in a semifinal showdown at the Las Vegas Sevens.

Tui stars as NZ win sevens title

Ruby Tui starred as New Zealand waltzed past Australia in the Las Vegas sevens final.

New Zealand to hot to handle for Australia in women's sevens final in Las Vegas.

Super Rugby: round-two wrap

Hurricanes' back rower Brad Shields enjoyed the 71-6 romp against the Rebels in Wellington.

A red card for Steven Luatua. A controversial yellow for Malakai Fekitoa. More in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

NZ on a roll in Vegas

Sherwin Stowers opened the scoring for the New Zealand men against Kenya.

The Russians were staunch, but Scott Waldrom's men made it safely past their second foes.

NZ hit jackpot in Vegas video

Michaela Blyde scored two tries in New Zealand's opening win in Las Vegas.

The Black Ferns got a modicum of revenge over the Rio Olympic gold-medal winners.

NZ 7s lose skipper

New Zealand sevens skipper Scott Curry is hopeful of being available for next week's tournament in Vancouver.

Scott Curry ruled out of Las Vegas tournament with concussion.

Captain backs talented debutant

New Zealand sevens women's captain Sarah Goss in action.

Cheyelle Robins-Reti to debut for New Zealand women's sevens team in Las Vegas.

Curtis returns for NZ sevens

Ambrose Curtis played for the New Zealand Maori last year.

New Zealand sevens coach Scott Waldrom has a sure bet with Ambrose Curtis back in Las Vegas.

Wanganui fined for ineligible player

Wanganui used an under-aged player in their women's sevens team at the Central Region Sevens last year.

Wanganui fined for player under-aged player in their women's sevens team.

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.

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