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.
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.
After the RFU suspended all rugby activity at all levels of the game this week due to the coronavirus outbreak, TRU caught up with Rascals 7s who have added something unique to their event this season.
This week six Scots were named in the extended Great Britain women’s Sevens squad that is beginning to prepare for Tokyo - and a number of Scottish men are also trying to make their mark in a bid to be considered for the showpiece event in Japan this summer.
Black Ferns came up with a five-try performance as they defeated Canada in the final with a 7-33 margin as they successfully defended the Sydney 7s title in the ongoing Women's World Rugby Sevens Series.