Sevens

NZ 7s women compete for few Rio spots video

Fitness permitting, Portia Woodman and Kayla McAlister will be two definites in Sean Horan's Olympic squad.

New Zealand women's coach Sean Horan says three or four spots are up for grabs in his sevens side for the Olympic Games.

NZ 7s women finish third

New Zealand Seven's captain Sarah Goss.

New Zealand go winless in World Series, losing to Australia in Clermont Sevens semifinals but recover for third place.

Aussie 7s women win world title

Chloe Dalton was the star of Australia's quarterfinals win.

Quarterfinals victory at Clermont Sevens hands Australia enough points for the title, ahead of semis clash with New Zealand.

Fiji 7s transformed under Ryan

Ben Ryan has made small tweaks to the Fijian sevens system and turned them into world beaters.

A red-headed, English coach has made Fiji the most feared, consistent sevens side on the planet.

Lions wallop Bulls for first time away

Bulls' Bjorn Basson can't stop Lions' Rohan Janse van Rensburg from scoring.

Bulls' unbroken home record lays in tatters as Lions' centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg delivers a match-winning performance.

NZ women's sevens unbeaten in France

Portia Woodman was the star in first game against Russia.

The powerful duo of Portia Woodman and Kayla McAlister combine to inspire pool victory at the Clermont Sevens.

Options abound for Hayne video

Jarryd Hayne in action for Fiji during the pool round match against England at Twickenham last weekend.

What will the sporting life hold next year for the high-profile code-hopper?

7s stars back SBW for Rio video

New Zealand sevens veteran Tim Mikkelson (right) believes Sonny Bill Williams as the game to make a difference at the ...

"He can do stuff that no one else in the team can do," Tim Mikkelson says as Kiwis anoint Fiji gold medal favourites.

NZ sevens touch down in Rio video

NZ sevens captain Scott Curry fetches drinking coconuts for himself and teammate Tim Mikkelson.

Scott Curry and Tim Mikkelson reflect on squad's poor performance during a recce mission to Olympic city.

3-year deal for sevens

Ben Lam and Rieko Ioane celebrate New Zealand's win in the 2016 Wellington Sevens final against South Africa.

NZ Rugby Union finalises agreement for Wellington to host event until at least 2019.

Sevens medal hopes take a hit

A disappointed New Zealand team receive the plate at the London sevens tournament.

OPINION: The NZ Sevens side were heartless and demoralising in London - and now their Rio medal chances are up in the air.

'The hard work starts now' video

New Zealand made a disappointing finish to their Sevens World Series campaign in London.

NZ Sevens set for tough 10 weeks as Gordon Tietjens sets sights on Rio after London disaster.

Hayne cools on Rio prospects

Behind the eight ball: Jarryd Hayne admits it will be difficult to force his way into a team of "superstars".

Fiji Sevens hopeful admits he's "behind the eight ball" as code-hopper looks to break into team of "superstars".

NZ destroyed by USA Sevens video

Perry Baker, right, scored four tries in the destruction of New Zealand.

Plate Final win over Argentina little consolation after embarrassing defeat by US at London Sevens.

Can Hayne earn Rio spot? video

"Sevens is a challenge. It's not that easy. Ask Sonny Bill Williams, ask Liam Messam," says George Gregan of Jarryd ...

Wallabies great George Gregan applauds code-hopper's switch to sevens but questions his Fiji Olympic dream.

Hayne lifts his sevens game video

Jarryd Hayne offloads the ball during Fiji's clash with Wales.

During the briefest of cameos against France, Fiji's newest recruit Jarryd Hayne nabbed a try-stopping ankle tap.

SBW snaps Hayne snoozing

Sonny Bill Williams snapped Jarryd Hayne taking a nap between matches.

Napping on the job? Looks like Fiji's sevens convert Jarryd Hayne has a fair bit of fitness work to do before the Olympics.

Long road ahead for Hayne

Jarryd Hayne makes his Sevens debut against England.

If it wasn't for a streaker, Jarryd Hayne's game time in his Fiji sevens debut may not have cracked 10 minutes.

Fiji retain sevens title

Fiji won back-to-back world sevens titles following a 26-0 win over Australia in London.

World champs thrash Australia to make playoffs and hold crown - but late addition Jarryd Hayne barely made an appearance.

Hayne inspires Sonny Bill

Sonny Bill Williams says Jarryd Hayne has great self-belief.

SBW backs Hayne to make a success of his switch to sevens.

Hayne in Fiji sevens squad

Former Eels player and San Fransico 49ers NFL player Jarryd Hayne will represent Fiji in sevens in London this weekend

​Jarryd Hayne is set to make his sevens debut for Fiji this weekend after all.

NZ side ready to send warning

Trailing Fiji by 21 points in the World Sevens Series standings, just pride is on the line for the New Zealand sevens ...

World title is out of the question for the NZ sevens side, as an injured star returns for London.

Speight's skull gets titanium treatment

Henry Speight had a titanium substance injected into the front of his skull.

The former Waikato winger reckons he'll set off airport metal detectors if he goes to Rio.

Folau: Hayne good enough video

Jarryd Hayne has quit his NFL ambitions with the San Francisco 49ers to try to play rugby sevens for Fiji at the Olympics.

Australian sports star back fellow code-hopper to make the Fiji sevens team for the Rio Olympics.

Hayne still in contention video

Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan says Jarryd Hayne is still in contention.

Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan denies reports that Jarryd Hayne's Olympics hopes have taken a major hit.

'Don't let Hayne play at Rio' video

Should Jarryd Hayne be allowed to play for Fiji at the Rio Olympic Games?

OPINION: If it please the court, our next case is Peter FitzSimons' Odds & Sods v Jarryd Hayne.

Jarryd Hayne: Fit for sevens? video

Jarryd Hayne announced his retirement from the NFL on 15 May 2016.

Will Jarryd Hayne's ability help him make the switch to rugby sevens and possible Olympic glory?

NZ to learn Olympic sevens fate

Akira Ioane should be part of the New Zealand squad for the Olympic Games.

 As the sevens world series wraps, draws for the Rio Olympics will be finalised - plus more Olympic news.

Hayne's new coach storms out

Ben Ryan (right) stormed out of a press conference in London on Tuesday.

Fronting the media with his new star, something got the Fijian sevens coach riled up.

Hang-time hero snares try video

How did Canadian sevens player Adam Zaruba haul this one in at the Paris tournament?

Sevens player channels Michael Jordan as he snares an amazing one-handed catch to run in a try.

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