A stellar year of international rugby sevens is just about to get even better as the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, follows on from the Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup Sevens in providing a high-profile and incredibly competitive showcase for the Olympic sport. Defending champions Japan’s men and China’s women will be looking to
England Women’s Sevens head coach James Bailey has named his 12-player squad for the final round of the 2018 Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia on 1-2 September. The tournament, which will be live streamed on RugbyEurope.tv, is the second of two competitions that make up the European series and forms part of the 2017/18
England Rugby has awarded 17 women’s sevens contracts for the upcoming 2018/19 season. The women’s squad will move from its present base at Bisham Abbey to join the men’s set-up at The Lensbury in Teddington from 1 September. This will provide both the men’s and women’s squads the opportunity to share facilities and best practice.
The England Women’s Sevens squad will move from their present base at Bisham Abbey to join up with the men’s set-up at the England Rugby Sevens High Performance Centre at The Lensbury in Teddington for the start of the 2018/19 season as both programmes become more closely aligned. The men’s and women’s squads will have
A team of 25 match officials from 15 unions has been announced for the upcoming HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 as the countdown to the 2020 Olympic Games gathers pace. With all roads leading to Tokyo 2020, 15 core men’s teams and 11 core women’s teams will compete for the coveted world series titles
England Women Sevens head coach James Bailey has named his 12-player squad for the Rugby World Cup Sevens which will take place in San Francisco on 20-22 July. Abbie Brown captains an experienced side that includes six Olympians and nine members of the Team England squad that won bronze at the recent Gold Coast Commonwealth
England Women Sevens were beaten 7-39 by Ireland in the bronze final at Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marcoussis, France to finish fourth overall. Earlier in the day England beat Wales 26-14 in the quarter-final but lost to Russia 14-36 in the semi-final. In the pool stages on day one, England beat
James Bailey has named his 12-player squad for the opening round of the 2018 Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marcoussis, France on 29-30 June. The tournament, which will be live streamed on RugbyEurope.tv, is the first of two competitions that make up the European series, culminating in Kazan, Russia in September. Natasha
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 Awards in Paris brought a fitting end to an enthralling season which saw South Africa and Australia crowned men’s and women’s series champions respectively. It has been one of the most competitive seasons on record as both the women’s and men’s series were decided by just two-point differences.
New Zealand finished the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in style with a convincing 33-7 win over rivals Australia in the final of the HSBC Women’s Paris Sevens to take the gold medal. Both teams had reason to celebrate at the final whistle as the silver medal in Paris means Australia secure the overall