The 2016 Rugby Sevens Olympic Tournament reached its conclusion on Thursday with the twelve nations in attendance treating a near-sellout crowd to another day of spectacular rugby in its maiden Olympic outing.
The 2016 Rio Olympics will mark the first time ever Rugby Sevens has been included as an official Olympic sport and will be the first tournament since Paris in 1924 that rugby has been represented in any form.
There is no hiding the fact that rugby sevens is a very unique game. Arguably, there is no other sport like it. The amount of space creates a much higher tempo and as a result, makes it a much more open contest between the two teams.
In our second article in the Say it in 7 series, we take a look at how important focusing on the audience and opposition is. We use examples to show how analysing your opponents can help you gain the desired outcome and how important having a plan is in both rugby and business.
USA Rugby Sevens coach Mike Friday confirmed on Tuesday that the chances of National Football League star Nate Ebner making into the final 12-man squad to be part of the upcoming Olympics is evenly poised.
In our first article in the Say it in 7 series, we will be giving you an idea of our partnership with Say it in 7, introduce the team behind the ideas and we will also be speaking to TRU’s Marketing Director Max Ashcroft about combining business and rugby.