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Asian Games rugby sevens competitions get underway in Indonesia

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

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Bailey names England women’s Sevens squad for Rugby Europe

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

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England Rugby award 17 women’s sevens contracts

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.

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England women finish 4th in Marcoussis

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

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Awards night brings down curtain on Sevens Series

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.

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