Some of the best sevens players in country will lead the eight Red Bull Ignite7 teams next month with the captains, and coaches, named today. The Bolt, Inferno, Power and Surge teams will be captained by two All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens players, who will pick their teammates in the Draft next Monday,
• Reigning champions New Zealand to face Australia, Wales and the Final Qualification Tournament Winner in Pool A • Canada to face USA, Europe 1 and Asia 1 in Pool B • England drawn in Pool C alongside France, South Africa and Fiji • RWC 2021 Draw was attended by 400 guests in SkyCity Theatre,
The two head coaches have named their sides to play in the Possibles v Probables presented by Steinlager match to be played at North Harbour Stadium on Saturday, 7 November. The match will kick-off at 2.05pm and will be broadcast live on SKY Sport. The teams are as follows: Possibles Forwards: 1. Phillipa Love, 2.
The country’s leading female sevens exponents have been selected for the upcoming Red Bull Ignite7. The 52 players will spend the next month preparing and will be drafted into teams on 30 November, before the tournament is played at Blake Park in Tauranga on 5-6 December. Black Ferns Sevens coaches Allan Bunting and Cory Sweeney
A thrilling Farah Palmer Cup season was decided in the 81st minute of today’s Final with Canterbury scoring a late try to win 8-7 over Waikato in Christchurch. Canadian lock Cindy Nelles was the hero for the home team, crashing over the line for her team’s only try in the last play of the game.
– 52 players will vie for a Black Ferns jersey – Mix of experience and new talent in trial squads – Teams will represent Graeme Dingle Foundation and UpsideDowns charities Black Ferns Head Coach Glenn Moore and his selectors have named the two teams for the Possibles v Probables match which kicks off the Black
Red Bull Ignite7 breaks new ground again in 2020 as the country’s leading sevens players go head to head this December. New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced that contracted sevens players will join the Bolt, Surge, Inferno and Power teams alongside more than 60 emerging sevens players for the third annual tournament. A live draft
Rugby World Cup 2021 celebrates One Year To Go milestone Eden Park and Northland Events Centre confirmed as opening day venues Rugby World Cup 2021 volunteer programme opens World Rugby and hosts New Zealand Rugby (NZR) have today confirmed the Black Ferns will play their opening match of Rugby World Cup 2021 at Auckland’s Eden
The news of the New Zealand Sevens squad switching to play 15s with their clubs throws a lot of Gilberts in the air. The cancellation of all the World Series 7s tournaments and the postponement of the Olympics has left them unemployed. Their move will help them and NZR to boost the World Cup next
Black Ferns lock Charmaine Smith has announced her retirement from all rugby. 29-year-old Smith, who has played 27 Tests for the Black Ferns since 2015, has made the difficult decision after a scan found a bulging disc in her neck. New Zealand Rugby’s Head of Women’s Rugby, Cate Sexton said Smith’s health and wellbeing was