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Showcase weekend of sevens set for Wellington

Rugby fans in Wellington will be treated to a fast-paced weekend of sevens action as the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens take their Olympic preparation to the Capital. Takiwhitu Tūturu will feature eight teams playing across 9-10 April at Hataitai Park in Wellington. The men’s division sees two All Blacks Sevens teams, Tonga

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World Rugby unveils HSBC Sevens Series 2021 plans

Five women’s and four men’s rounds scheduled in HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021 Hong Kong, Dubai and Cape Town to host joint men’s and women’s events Series kicks off with back-to-back women’s rounds in Paris on 15-16 and 22-23 May Discussions continuing towards addition of men’s events in London and Vancouver World Rugby providing

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Source: Wasps

Midweek Catch-up news – Fifteens  and Sevens

The Premier 15s resumes with a full programme Fixtures Exeter v DMPDS Wasps v Saracens Loughborough v Worcester Gloucester-Hartpury v Bristol Sale v Harlequins Games to be livestreamed: Loughborough v Worcester Sale v Quins Wasps v Saracens Round 13 offers three derbies (though Lightning and Warriors are close only on a national scale). Wasps will

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GB Sevens funding secured for 2021

The RFU, SRU and WRU can confirm they have secured funding to field GB Sevens teams for the 2021 season ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The deal has been made possible by an innovative commercial partnership with The National Lottery. The men’s and women’s GB Sevens teams will compete in the HSBC World

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Red Bull Ignite7 returns with exciting new format

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

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Source: NZ Rugby

World Rugby Sevens Series Awards 2020 winners

Twenty-four winners confirmed across six men’s and women’s award categories New Zealand men’s and women’s champions presented with series trophies HSBC Dream Teams include a trio of New Zealand women and two Fiji and South Africa men Ireland’s Jordan Conroy and New Zealand’s Stacey Fluhler named Gilbert Top Try Scorers More than 2,000 fans vote

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A lot has been happening on different fronts as women’s rugby in England hopes to catch up with other countries. Crowdfunding The big news from the world of Sevens broke on 15 September. The men and women members of England’s 7s squads have announced a crowdfunding campaign to replace the contracts that the RFU decided

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Two Sevens Signings

Deborah Fleming and Holly Aitchison become the first of the established England 7s stars to opt for a return to 15s. And who do they join? Saracens, of course. Only the best will do, though Deborah has every excuse – she is a long-term Saracen. She has been England’s first-choice flyer for several seasons. Let’s

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