Olympics

Exclusive: Dan Norton – 'Finding Ways to Move Forwards'

Top try scorer in sevens history, Dan Norton spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about recent cuts to England’s Sevens programme.
17 August 2020

Exclusive: Sydney Gregson on why her goals haven’t changed

Speaking to TRU, England Sevens player Sydney Gregson tells us why her goals remain the same despite RFU cutting their Sevens programme.
14 August 2020

Exclusive: Richard de Carpentier - It feels like the only people not supporting us are the RFU

In an exclusive interview with Talking Rugby Union, Richard de Carpentier spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about recent events surrounding the future of England’s Sevens programme.
11 August 2020

Exclusive: Phil Burgess - I had prepared myself to leave at this point

Speaking exclusively to Talking Rugby Union, England Sevens player Phil Burgess discusses the situation he and his England teammates find themselves in less than a year from Tokyo 2021.
29 July 2020

‘Afterwards it felt like I had played in a World Series sevens event!’

During his playing days, Mark Robertson was always someone who liked to push himself - and that trend has continued into his coaching life and led to a recent charity challenge.
28 May 2020

Scottish women in GB Sevens squad “on merit” and must strive for Olympics

Having six Scottish women selected in the Great Britain Sevens wider group which is training for the Olympics has given the national XV’s squad a massive boost after a disruptive few weeks.
5 March 2020

World Sevens Series Preview: Los Angeles

It has been nearly a month since the last leg of the Sevens World Series. Last time it was Sydney and this weekend we will see this leg of the men’s World Series take place in Los Angeles, California.
28 February 2020

We can learn a lot about ourselves in Hamilton - Lindsay-Hague

Ahead of the latest leg of the World Sevens Series, England's Ollie Lindsay-Hague feels his side will be able to learn a great deal in New Zealand this weekend.
24 January 2020

World Sevens Series: Hamilton Preview

After two rounds of the Men's World Sevens Series, New Zealand and South Africa currently lead the way.
24 January 2020

From Dubai to Tokyo - The Sevens season clicks into gear

We are just nine months away from the start of the Olympic Games in Tokyo and thoughts will be on Japan next summer throughout the World Sevens Series, which begins this week.
2 December 2019

Khan positive about chances of Jamaica and Chinnor

Jamaica coach and Chinnor’s Ricky Khan spoke to Joe Harvey about his Olympic aim and National One ambitions.
2 August 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

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

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

'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

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

World Rugby confirm Sevens schedule for Tokyo 2020

World Rugby has announced the schedule for the rugby sevens competition that will be seen as a part of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
24 July 2018