Sevens

Sevens stalwart retires

New Zealand sevens stalwart Sherwin Stowers has retired.

Sevens stalwart Sherwin Stowers hangs up boots after 38 tournament appearances.

NZ sevens squad filling up

Jona Nareki.

Electric Otago wing Jona Nareki and Bay of Plenty's Bailey Simonsson have earned New Zealand sevens contracts.

Dorm rooms for the Sevens

The single room at Bryant Hall, which will go for $150 a night, but that includes a cooked breakfast, parking and pool ...

If you can't find accommodation for the Rugby Sevens, try the university.

Hey sister, goal sister

Fiao'o Faamausili, the New Zealand Black Ferns captain raises the world cup after their victory during the Women's Rugby ...

Wellington will host a party for the Black Ferns, following their win in the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup.

Crusaders not hot on Fiji

Sam Whitelock led the Crusaders to their first Super Rugby title since 2008, when they beat the Lions 25-17 in Johannesburg.

Don't bank on the Crusaders playing a "home" Super Rugby game in Fiji next year. They have gone cold on that idea.

Baker inks NZ sevens deal

Kurt Baker will play his 20th game for Manawatū against Waikato on Saturday.

Kurt Baker commits his future to New Zealand sevens.

NZ Sevens legend retires

DJ Forbes has been a massive figure in New Zealand sevens over the past decade.

DJ Forbes played 512 World Series sevens matches in his 11-year stint with the national side.

'A festival - with 7s in the middle'

All Black Sevens players, captain Scott Curry and Tim Mikkelson, with 37 South managing director Dallas Fisher, ...

Two thirds of Hamilton Sevens tickets sold before pre-sale even starts.

Sevens pre-sales go gangbusters

Only 20,000 people attended the 2017 Wellington Sevens.

Switch from Wellington to Hamilton proves a boost as thousands of tickets already sold.

Waldrom's urgent sevens lessons

After being interim coach of the New Zealand Sevens team, Scott Waldrom is not required by new head coach Clark Laidlaw.

NZ Rugby's sevens system lags behind the rest of the world, and it shows, axed coach says.

Cama: Sevens lacking depth

Junior Tomasi Cama is now the assistant coach of the New Zealand Sevens team.

NZ Sevens assistant coach Tomasi Cama believes the lack of depth in sevens was exposed last season.

Drummond returns from sevens heaven

Jess Drummond featured for the Black Ferns in the final two legs of the Worlds Sevens Series circuit.

It's back to work, and back to netball, for Black Ferns sevens player Jess Drummond.

Sevens win motivates Goss

Sarah Goss is New Zealand's most capped women's sevens player with 30 tournaments.

With her team winning the sevens world series on the other side of the world, captain Sarah Goss celebrates with an early morning run.

NZ women win world sevens series

The New Zealand women's sevens team celebrate winning the HSBC World Sevens Women's Series title on Monday.

New Zealand won the final tournament in Clermont-Ferrand to claim their fourth world series title.

NZ women's sevens into quarters

KITAKYUSHU, JAPAN - APRIL 23:  Niall Williams of New Zealand makes a break to score a try during the HSBC World Rugby ...

Three comfortable pool wins sets up a date with Fiji in the quarterfinals in Clermont-Ferrand.

Sevens rookie eyes Makos contract

New Zealand sevens representative Andrew Knewstubb has been included in the 33-strong Tasman high performance squad.

New Zealand sevens player Andrew Knewstubb pushes for Tasman Makos contract.

Four changes to NZ sevens side

Gayle Broughton is back in black for the final leg of the world sevens series in France.

The NZ women's sevens selectors have made four changes for France. 

IOC keen to retain sevens

Fiji's Osea Kolinisau on his way to scoring in the first ever sevens Olympic final in Rio.

IOC's executive board recommends sevens remain an Olympic sport until at least 2024.

Black Ferns win Canada 7s

New Zealand has won the Canada Women's Sevens.

New Zealand have beaten the host nation in the final of the Canada Women's Sevens.

Blyde scores five against England

Michaela Blyde bagged five tries for New Zealand in a big win over England at the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in ...

The NZ sevens women are through to the quarterfinals in Canada after dismantling England.

Why Sevens sceptics won't shut up

Public reaction to the news that the Sevens are moving to Hamilton has been largely positive. But not everybody's cheering.

Official assurances only go so far with twitchy ratepayers haunted by Hamilton's V8 debacle.

Great Britain 7s merger talks

Warwick Lahmert of England makes a pass in a match between England and Wales.

Discussions to permanently merge England, Scotland and Wales for the Sevens World Series begin.

Drummond in sevens heaven

Jess Drummond could be set for her New Zealand sevens debut after being selected in the latest squad.

The unavailability of five key players has opened the door for a Riwaka school teacher to make her NZ sevens debut.

XVs into sevens doesn't go

It wasn't a good day for Lewis Ormond and the New Zealand sevens team in London

NZ rugby chief Steve Tew has conceded it's a difficult equation dominating the XVs game and sevens one as well.

Businessman backs Sevens video

Lawrenson Group chief executive John Lawrenson is quietly optimistic about Hamilton hosting the sevens.

Bar owner John Lawrenson is optimistic about the Hamilton Sevens, since Dallas Fisher is in charge.

Hamilton Sevens: Let's do this

37 South managing director Dallas Fisher says the city council will not pay for a thing.

It's time to celebrate Hamilton - as the new home for New Zealand Sevens

Messam: Hamilton will turn it on video

Waikato Stadium in Hamilton will host the next World Sevens Series event in New Zealand after Wellington lost the event.

Ex-NZ 7s star backs Hamilton to put on a great event after taking the Sevens rights from Wellington.

Sevens loss 'good'

A dearth of fans at Westpac Stadium was the clearest indication the Sevens tournament in Wellington was in trouble.

Wellington mayor and officials say there's no use in flogging a dead horse.

NZ sevens' 8-man snafu grates video

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OPINION: World Rugby investigation needed into NZ mistake you'd expect only to see in kids' sport.

Don't try to be Welly, Hamilton

Poor crowds contributed to the demise of the sevens in Wellington.

OPINION: There's only so many times you can slap on a superhero costume, and slip over on the concourse before the novelty has worn off.

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