Rio 7s

Rugby's Olympic return is a "game changer" - Bill Beaumont

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont is confident that the sevens tournament in the Olympics will be a "game changer" for the sport.
6 August 2016

Ambitious Emily Scarratt keen to succeed at Olympics

Great Britain captain Emily Scarratt expressed confidence over her team's ability to achieve success at the upcoming Rio Olympics.
5 August 2016

Fiji will be the team to beat at Rio Olympics - Mike Friday

Head coach of the USA men's sevens team Mike Friday believes the reigning World Rugby Sevens Series Champion Fiji will be the team to beat in the upcoming sevens tournament in the Olympics.
5 August 2016

Katy McLean looking forward to the Olympic challenge

World Cup winning England Women team captain Katy McLean is confident of achieving success in the upcoming Olympics representing the Great Britain Sevens Women team.
5 August 2016

Sonny Bill Williams targets gold medal at Olympics

All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams admitted that winning the gold medal in the upcoming Olympics could be the top most achievement of his career.
5 August 2016

Rugby Sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics Preview

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.
4 August 2016

Ruaridh McConnochie to replace injured Alex Davis in GB Sevens squad

GB Sevens will miss the services Alex Davis in the upcoming Olympics after the former Loughborough University student was ruled out of the showpiece event with an ankle injury.
4 August 2016

Ben Ryan hopeful of creating history with Fiji Sevens

Fiji Sevens head coach Ben Ryan is hoping to inspire the sportspersons in the country by winning the maiden gold medal in the upcoming Rio Olympics for the sevens team.
3 August 2016

Say it in 7 - Develop the Game Plan

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.
2 August 2016

Rugby sevens hits Rio 2016

For the first time in the sports history, rugby sevens will be part of the Olympic Games this summer
1 August 2016

Olympics inclusion will help Rugby Sevens gain popularity in Europe - Octavian Morariu

President of Rugby Europe Octavian Morariu believes the Sevens Rugby is gaining a lot of popularity and the inclusion of the sport in the Olympics will only help it grow wider.
27 July 2016

Say it in 7 – Realising Ambition

In our third article in the Say it in 7 series, we analyse how rugby sevens is a great platform for emerging talent to make their mark on the sport and use parallels with the business world to explain this.
25 July 2016

Gaining a medal will be tough for Great Britain - Phillips

Former England captain Ollie Phillips has admitted that it will be tough for Team GB to gain a medal in the upcoming Rio Olympics, but believes the squad is capable of success.
21 July 2016

Jason Leonard named patron of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby

The president of the Rugby Football Union Jason Leonard OBE has been announced as the first Patron of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby.
20 July 2016

GB Sevens sides annouce squads for Rio

The British Olympic Association on Tuesday has announced the GB Sevens squad of the men's and women's teams that will be competing in the upcoming Olympics.
19 July 2016

Say it in 7 – Who is the Audience?

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.
18 July 2016

Great Britain Royals claim victory at the Gdynia Sevens

Great Britain Royals beat Great Britain Lions 26-14 in the final of the Gdynia Sevens in Poland, but Russia tops the overall standings to claim the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series title.
18 July 2016

Rugby Sevens will provide cracking spectacle at Olympics - Ollie Phillips

Former England captain Ollie Phillips believes the addition of Sevens Rugby in the upcoming Rio Olympics 2016 will provide the spectators "a cracking spectacle".
18 July 2016

Say it in 7 - Focus on Preparation

In our first article in the Say it in 7 series, we take a look at how important preparation is in rugby. We relate it to different aspects of preparation in business and we look at examples in the modern game of why preparation is such a crucial part of rugby.
11 July 2016

An introduction to Say it in 7 and the Business of Rugby

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.
30 June 2016