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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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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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World Rugby 7s awards to be announced on 21 September

SBC World Rugby Sevens Series Award winners to be announced on 21 September Twenty-four winners to be announced across six men’s and women’s award categories Nine unions nominated across the men’s and women’s UL Mark of Excellence Award and Cigna Pressure Play Awards Fan voting opens for Cigna Pressure Play and UL Mark of Excellence

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2021 HSBC New Zealand Sevens called off

All Blacks and Black Ferns Sevens remain focused on Olympic build up World Rugby working on abbreviated 2021 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Planning underway for Oceania invitational sevens tournament in early 2021 New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has reaffirmed its commitment to the All Blacks and Black Ferns Sevens Tokyo Olympic Games preparations after organisers

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Plans revised for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021

Working group formed to review schedule for a safe, secure and impactful return to action Combined events in Dubai and Cape Town will not take place in 2021 Series Health and wellbeing of the rugby community and the wider public remains top priority New Zealand were awarded men’s and women’s titles as 2020 Series concluded

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