'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.

Keith Quinn, The Commentator

Keith Quinn's career behind the mic commentating sporting events has never felt like work, he tells Bess Manson.

Goss heads 7s signings

New Zealand women's seven stars Kelly Brazier, Portia Woodman, Sarah Goss, and Ruby Tui have extended their contracts.

Captain and seven other stars from Rio silver medal squad extend contracts.

Tietjens signing slammed

Former Samoan international and Pacific Islands rugby freedom fighter Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu has voiced his opinion on ...

PI rugby guardian Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu questions star sevens coach's wage, eligibility and suitability.

Samoa confirm Tietjens

Sir Gordon Tietjens has had plenty of options to consider after stepping down from his long time in charge of the New ...

NZ 7s guru named to coach Samoa leaving Kenya in embarrassing void.

Kenya or Samoa for Titch?

Sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has been linked to the Kenyan job.

Conflicting reports link legendary NZ 7s coach to new jobs as world series looms.

Jevon Halvorson remembered for big heart

Jevon Halvorson.

Jevon Halvorson, 19, was described by many as the nicest guy they knew. He died when a ute veered off SH1 and hit a tree.

Front runners emerge for sevens job

Scott Waldrom, a former New Zealand sevens rep who also played Super Rugby for the Hurricanes, Chiefs and the Crusaders, ...

Who will replace former NZ sevens coach Gordon Tietjens: Sean Horan or Scott Waldrom?

Kiwi quartet in NZ 7s running

Sean Horan has knowledge of the New Zealand sevens programme from his time with the women's team.

 A strong group of Kiwi coaches look most likely to take over as New Zealand sevens coach.

Kenya chasing Tietjens

Sir Gordon Tietjens' sevens knowledge continues to be in demand after stepping away from the top New Zealand job.

African powerhouse keen to tap into knowledge of New Zealand sevens guru.

Inside the new-look Wellington Sevens

A fan at the Wellington Sevens 2016 at Westpac Stadium.

"Revitalised" tournament's plans include "rugby meets rave" zones, and its own food and beer festival.

NZ qualified for sevens world cup

New Zealand are defending sevens world cup champions in both the men's and women's game.

New Zealand's men and women are heading to the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in 2018.

Horan considering NZ 7s job

Sean Horan has stepped down as coach of the national women's sevens team.

Sean Horan has two days to decide if he'd like to lead the New Zealand Sevens team, after leaving the women's coaching post.

Gold medal gone

Sevens star Masivesi Dakuwaqa has reported the loss of his gold medal to Fijian police.

Police investigating after historic medal goes missing from player's Nadi home.

Sevens commitment too great for Rickards

Willie Rickards is happy to stay on as assistant coach for Taranaki instead of applying for national sevens job.

Rickards not interested in taking over from Sir Gordon.

Waldrom wants sevens job

Scott Waldrom has played for the Hurricanes, Chiefs and Crusaders. The one-cap All Black is now hoping to become the ...

 The one-time All Black says he's rejected overseas offers to stay in NZ - now he wants Gordon Tietjens' sevens job.

NZ 7s legend: Say no to Ryan

Former New Zealand sevens coach Eric Rush, who is undecided about whether he will have a crack at replacing Gordon ...

NZ sevens legend Eric Rush backs Gordon Tietjens' brutal rugby sevens training sessions to continue.

Cama not ready to replace Titch

Junior Tomasi Cama retired from sevens in 2015 and does not believe he is ready to take on the New Zealand coaching ...

Junior Tomasi Cama won't join battle to replace Gordon Tietjens because he believes he needs more time to develop.

Tietjens 'gave it everything' video

Gordon Tietjens announces his retirement as NZ sevens coach.

Retiring NZ 7s coach reflects on a glittering 22-year career full of world title and gold medal wins.

ABs' long shadow foils Titch video

Sir Gordon Tietjens' 22 year career as New Zealand sevens coach is finally over, without the Olympic medal he so deserved.

OPINION: Master 7s coach who made winning an art form just couldn't sustain it to the bitter end.

Five options to replace Tietjens video

England's Ben Ryan guided Fiji to their historic Olympics gold medal and is available for employment, having moved on ...

Could it be an English import? Will it be a former NZ star? Here are some sevens coach contenders.

Tietjens' future to be revealed?

Gordon Tietjens' coaching future could be revealed on Tuesday morning.

Sir Gordon Tietjens' coaching future looks set to be revealed by New Zealand Rugby on Tuesday morning.

Ryan's whale of a time

Outgoing sevens head coach Ben Ryan (left) was lauded in Fiji after guiding the men's side to the country's first ...

Chasing a woman across a field to secure a sacred whale's tooth was not in Ben Ryan's plans.

Silver medalists visit school

Huriana Manuel talks to Principal of St Columba's Catholic Primary School, Gareth Duncan about her road to Rio after she ...

Members of the NZ Women's Sevens team visited the kids at St Columba's school in Hamilton.

Women's rugby set to take off video

Kelly Brazier, Portia Woodman, Sarah Goss, and Ruby Tui are inspiring a generation of girls to get into rugby.

 There was a time when women's rugby wasn't a career option, but things have changed as the sport grows.

Land, chief's title for Fiji 7s coach

Ben Ryan and Ro Dakuwaqa celebrate Fiji's Olympics sevens gold medal success in Rio.

Englishman Ben Ryan lost for words as accolades flow in wake of Fiji's Rio gold medal success.

Women's tournaments added

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.

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