Sevens Rugby

Luke Treharne Exclusive – They have been pretty honest from the start

Following the news that the Wales Sevens programme would be shut down Luke Treharne spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about the future.
29 September 2020

Exclusive: England Sevens star Abi Burton on crowdfunding their Olympic dream and fighting for change

The England Sevens player discusses how she and her fellow colleagues are trying to raise funds to help with their Tokyo 2021 preparations, plus, she talks about her involvement with Looseheadz’s #ENOUGH campaign.
24 September 2020

Philip Burgess embracing new coaching opportunities as England 7s star begins new chapter

The redundancies made to the England sevens programme by the RFU is a story which has caused quite a stir over the last month or so, but former Cornish Pirates and Commonwealth Games medallist Philip Burgess has recently spoken about becoming Director of Rugby at Cranleigh School.
24 September 2020

Blitzboks celebrate 2020 season with silverware

South Africa Sevens were officially handed the silver medals after the remainder of the 2019/20 season was cancelled following the pandemic coronavirus.
15 September 2020

Exclusive: Alex Davis on the England Sevens start-up

As England’s Sevens stars begin to make a go of it on their own, Alex Davis spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about how he and his teammates are preparing for the 2021 Olympics.
14 September 2020

Sydney and Hamilton rounds of World Rugby Sevens Series cancelled

World Rugby has confirmed that the Sydney and Hamilton legs of the World Sevens Series in January has been cancelled following the pandemic coronavirus.
1 September 2020

Wales suspend Sevens team for "foreseeable future"

The Welsh Rugby Union has announced that the Sevens team will be scrapped for the foreseeable future following the financial crisis created by the pandemic coronavirus.
29 August 2020

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: 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

First round of Irish Sevens' Covid-19 testing returns zero positive result

The Irish Rugby is set to heading towards resumption after the men’s and women’s Irish Sevens squads produced zero positive result after the latest round of Covid-19 testing.
2 August 2020

New Zealand 7s awarded with Men's and Women's titles for 2020 season

New Zealand Men's and Women's 7s teams were awarded the titles for the World Rugby Sevens Series after the remainder of the tournament for 2020 season has been cancelled following the pandemic coronavirus.
30 June 2020

A Tribute to 'The Dreadlocked Assassin' - Cecil Afrika

Cecil Afrika announced his retirement from Rugby Sevens this week.
12 June 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

Sydney Gregson: Hopefully we can help as much as we can

Sydney Gregson was set to represent Great Britain at the Olympic Games this summer, but the England 7s star and her teammates are now turning a negative into a fantastic positive.
18 May 2020

Mike Friday: Rugby still has a fantastic opportunity to grow in America

Speaking on the latest Talking Rugby Union Podcast, Mike Friday spoke about how he is managing the USA Sevens side from afar, USA Rugby’s recent bankruptcy and how he thinks this period could be used to redevelop the sevens series in order to make it more sustainable for the future.
26 April 2020

TRU Quarantine-Cast 7 - All Things Sevens

Join Joe Harvey as he talks all things sevens with former USA captain Dallen Stanford and current USA 7s coach Mike Friday!
25 April 2020

TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - Harry McNulty, Ireland 7s

Latest to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is Ireland Sevens' player Harry McNulty.
22 April 2020

“To have the legendary Bill McLaren commentating was the icing on the cake”

Today, April 13, marks 18 years since the legendary rugby commentator Bill McLaren, known as ‘The Voice of Rugby’, put down his microphone for one last time after a career spanning 50 years.
13 April 2020

New dates for Rugby Sevens in Tokyo Olympics announced

The International Olympics Committee have confirmed that the Tokyo Olympics will now take place in July next year.
30 March 2020

No Olympic Sevens this year as IOC announce Tokyo Olympics postponement

The Olympic Sevens will not be played this year as the International Olympics Association announced the postponement of Tokyo Olympics following the outbreak of the coronavirus.
25 March 2020