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Coronavirus sees Asian legs of 2019/20 Seven Series postponed

Coronavirus sees Asian legs of 2019/20 Seven Series postponed

Unfortunately, the Coronavirus health scare has claimed another World sporting event. The Asian legs of the 2019/20 Sevens Series have been postponed by World...
NZ Sevens success in sizzling hot conditions

NZ Sevens success in sizzling hot conditions

In conditions more suited to the dry summer of Sydney or sweltering desert of Dubai, Hamilton provided sizzling hot conditions for the HSBC (New...
Black Ferns Sevens near to Full Strength for HSBC Hamilton 7s

Black Ferns Sevens near to Full Strength for HSBC Hamilton 7s

With an armoury of returning talent bolstering the side, the Black Ferns Sevens are 'near to' Full Strength for this weekends HSBC Hamilton 7s. Several...
Rugby Highlights of 2019 - LWOR top ten

Rugby Highlights 2019 – LWOR top ten

When compiling our list of Rugby Highlights, all the contributions were both personal, and a mix of popular and particular. Just like every rugby-conversation...
Goldrush for New Zealand Sevens in Cape Town

Goldrush for New Zealand Sevens in Cape Town

For the fifth time ever, both the New Zealand Sevens sides were successful in their quest for the HSBC Sevens Series; in the first...
Blitzboks Dubai 7s

Blitzboks Dubai delight, as Black Ferns 7s rebound

With a quick look back at the latest leg of the HSBC Sevens Series, it was a positive Blitzboks Dubai result, with the Black...
Dubai Sevens a sure Bet, after 50 years of Success

Dubai Sevens a sure Bet, after 50 years of Success

Known as one of the pinnacle events on the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series, the 2019 Dubai Sevens is a sure bet for both...
Dual role for Selica Winiata; player and Rugby Sevens Referee

Dual role for Selica Winiata; player and Rugby Sevens Referee

A dual role for rugby players can involve mentoring younger team members, driving a culture of inclusion or studying the opposition's set plays yet,...
HSBC World Series teams prepare for 2019 Dubai 7s season start

HSBC World Series teams prepare for 2019 Dubai 7s season start

With two weeks until the 2019 Dubai 7s three-day tournament start, both men's and women's teams prepare for one of the premier legs of...
Jovilisi Waqa; Loloma, to our Rugby Sevens Guru

Jovilisi Waqa; Vinaka Vakalevu, to our Rugby Sevens Guru

It is with real sadness, that Last Word on Rugby bid farewell to a dear friend and contributor. Jovilisi Waqa. Our Rugby Sevens Guru...

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2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens awarded to South Africa

2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens awarded to South Africa

Cape Town Stadium will be the host for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament, with the event playing over several days in September. The...
Post Match Celebrations; Enjoying that Winning Feeling

Post Match Celebrations; Enjoying that Winning Feeling

We have all seen [or heard of] post match celebrations. Enjoying that Winning Feeling with team mates...although there is a fine line before it goes haywire
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#RWC7s – New Zealand outlast the world’s best to retain title

It took all of their energy, but New Zealand outlasted the world's best men's rugby sevens teams, to retain Rugby World Cup Sevens title at AT&T Park

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Local and International teams battle for Na Iri 2019 Coral Coast Sevens women's title

Local and International teams battle for Na Iri 2019 Coral Coast...

The McDonalds 2019 Coral Coast Sevens is shaping up to be one of the best in recent years. Women's, men's and Youth teams from...
Nico Jones bright future, and the Red Bull Ignite7 tournament

Nico Jones bright future, and the Red Bull Ignite7 tournament

Talent identification is a critical tool for all leading rugby nations, and this week New Zealand Rugby pointed the finger squarely at Nico Jones....
Olympic Sevens Champions Fiji and Australia reign supreme at Oceania Sevens

Olympic Sevens Champions Fiji and Australia reign supreme at Oceania 7s

Olympic Sevens champions Fiji and Australia reigned supreme at the 2018 Oceania Rugby Sevens tournament, after two hectic days of competition at the ANZ...
World and Commonwealth Games Sevens Champions New Zealand want Oceania title too

World and Commonwealth Games Sevens Champions New Zealand want Oceania title...

The current World and Commonwealth Games Sevens Champions New Zealand, want to add the Oceania title to their current title. Both the New Zealand teams...