Sevens Rugby

Trio of Scots out to help Tiger Rugby roar in the USA

Most male Scottish rugby players below the national squad level are currently putting in the hard yards as pre-season continues for the upcoming XV-a-side campaign.
22 August 2019

Harris excited by new venture as she reflects on her stellar rugby career

On the rugby pitch, Lauren Harris has had to tackle a lot of tough opponents over the years - and now she is looking to tackle another tough subject and break down some barriers as she launches her own clothing brand.
18 July 2019

Williams and Bradley take positives from Olympic qualifier

After competing in the Olympic qualifier last weekend, Joe Harvey caught up with Cambridge Director of Rugby Richie Williams and Sale FC’s Matt Bradley to discuss their experience with Hungary.
17 July 2019

Olympic Qualifiers: Colomiers: After the final whistle

After England secured Team GB’s spot at the 2020 Olympic Games, our man on the ground, Joe Harvey, talked to two of the key men from their victory in Colomiers, as well as one from runners-up France.
16 July 2019

Olympic Qualifiers: Day Two - England send Team GB to Tokyo

Great Britain will have a men’s side at next year’s Olympic Games in Japan as England won their qualifier in France over the weekend.
15 July 2019

GB Sevens set for 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after England win qualifying tournaments

Great Britain will feature in the 2020 Olympics next year in Tokyo after England won both the men's and women's qualifying tournaments in Kazan and Colomiers.
15 July 2019

Olympic Qualifiers: Day 1

Joe Harvey provides a roundup of the Men 7s Olympic Qualifier that was played in Colomiers.
14 July 2019

Olympic Qualifier Preview: Colomiers

With a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on the line in Colomiers, Talking Rugby Union will be in France for the event and with some of the World Series’ biggest names taking part, Joe Harvey has penned his preview ahead of this weekend’s action.
12 July 2019

Skeat Sevens set looking to kick on after summer success

Just over a week ago, Talking Rugby Union brought you the story of the England Universities sides that fought valiantly in the Nottinghamshire sunshine at the RFU National Finals.
10 July 2019

Richie Williams - The Hungary Dream

This weekend will see Cambridge Director of Rugby Richie Williams take a break from his role in National One as the Welshman aims to lead Rugby Hungary to the Olympic Games.
8 July 2019

University Rugby shines in the Nottingham sun

TRU’s Joe Harvey was in attendance at the Secure Trading National Sevens Series Finals on the weekend and he followed both English Universities sides during the competition.
1 July 2019

'I needed my languages back to make this degree worthwhile!' - Andrew

Former Ulster and Nottingham player Ricky Andrew also had a desire to coach whilst playing and his work in the game has taken him to Spain, who themselves are making strides.
26 June 2019

She’s taken inspiration from Adam Peaty - now it’s Rhona’s turn to make a splash on the sevens circuit

Great British swimmer Adam Peaty is one of the best athletes of his generation - and although he may not know it, he has helped to inspire a Scotland Women’s rugby star to hit new heights in her own career.
25 June 2019

Rascals 7s causing a stir on the Sevens stage

With just under two weeks to go until the Sevens Series National Finals, Rascals 7s have been the team to beat on the circuit this season.
14 June 2019

Oz-some experience Down Under sets Scot Eilidh up nicely for Biarritz

Back in April, Eilidh Sinclair watched on television from Australia as her Scotland Women Sevens team-mates came close to securing a World Rugby Sevens Series core spot for 2019/20.
14 June 2019

Watch: Fiji defeat New Zealand in final to claim Paris 7s - Highlights

Fiji 7s extended their dominance to beat their New Zealand counterparts 35-24 in the final to win the Paris leg and with it the World Rugby Sevens Series title for the fourth time. Here are all the highlights from the encounter.
3 June 2019

Brazil Women qualify to 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Brazil Women will be part of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after clinching the Sudamericano Femenino title as they defeated Colombia 28-15 in the final.
3 June 2019

Fiji claim World Rugby Sevens Series with win in Paris

Fiji resisted a second-half fightback from New Zealand 7s to register a 35-24 win in the final of the Paris Sevens to claim the World Rugby Sevens Series for the fourth time.
3 June 2019

'Api has raw talent, it will be great to see what he can do on the big stage'

James Rodwell may be making his 93rd and final appearance for England on the World Rugby Sevens Series circuit this weekend in Paris, but for seven of his team mates, it will be just the start of their journey in the sport at the top level.
31 May 2019

James Rodwell to join England Sevens coaching programme post retirement

England Sevens legend James Rodwell will be part of their coaching programme when he retires at the end of the ongoing season.
27 May 2019