Sevens Rugby

Highlights: Day 1 of Men's World Rugby Sevens Series - Dubai 7s

The opening day of the Dubai 7s in Men's World Rugby Sevens Series saw South Africa survive a scare from Kenya while USA, Samoa, France, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, England started their campaign with a victory. Here are the highlights from the encounters on Thursday.
6 December 2019

Day 1 wrap: Men's World Rugby Sevens series Dubai 7s

The opening day of the of Dubai 7s leg in the World Rugby Men's Series saw Fiji, France, Australia, USA, England and South Africa register victories along with New Zealand and Samoa.
6 December 2019

TRU Podcast: Max is back!

The long awaited return of Max Ashcroft occurred on the latest Talking Rugby Union podcast as the lads discuss the latest news from the Gallagher Premiership and Europe + they look ahead to World Sevens Series in Dubai.
5 December 2019

Captain Fergusson has '100%' belief that Scots can push for Great Britain selection

Thursday not only sees the start of the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for 2019/20 in Dubai, it also sees the selection process for the Great Britain squad that will go to Tokyo in 2020 begin to hot up.
4 December 2019

Lear hopes the Harlequins can be Kings in Dubai

Niall Lear grew up in Scotland, but now he is making his mark in the UAE as director of rugby with Abu Dhabi Harlequins.
4 December 2019

Wilson-Hardy: We have been chomping at the bit to get out there

England are ‘chomping at the bit’ to resume their Sevens season when they take part in Dubai this week, admits Amy Wilson-Hardy.
4 December 2019

World Seven Series: Dubai Preview

The first of six combined men's and women's events on the World Sevens Series circuit begins this week in Dubai.
4 December 2019

'Keys to the kingdom are through Sevens' - Friday

In an Olympic year, USA head coach Mike Friday is hoping he can continue guiding his side in the right direction.
3 December 2019

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

Cheslin Kolbe aims to make comeback in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

South Africa international Cheslin Kolbe is keen to make a return to sevens rugby in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics following his current stint with Toulouse.
20 November 2019

Coaching panel confirmed for Great Britain Rugby Sevens for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Great Britain Rugby Sevens have confirmed their coaching panel for the upcoming 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo that will kick-off in July.
13 November 2019

Scots decision to pick exciting speedster Sofolarin a “no brainer”

Selecting Femi Sofolarin, who turned out for England in HSBC World Sevens Series last season, as part of the Scotland core squad for 2019/20 was a “no brainer”, according to new head coach Ciaran Beattie.
7 November 2019

Rugby X Preview: Inside the camps

Tuesday night will see the first ever edition of RugbyX take place at the O2 Arena in London. Both men and women will take part in the competition with sides from England, Argentina, France, Ireland, Argentina and the Barbarians taking part.
29 October 2019

Athlete Factory Sevens - Final Whistle

Following the end of play at the Athlete Factory International 7s competition, Joe Harvey caught up with winners Ireland as well as England and the USA.
28 October 2019

Ireland triumph at Athlete Factory 7s

The final weekend of October saw some of the best-known names in the Sevens Series come to Chester in what was a final chance to prove themselves prior to Dubai in just over a month.
28 October 2019

Athlete Factory Sevens - Weekend Preview

Chester will play host to some of the world’s best athletes this weekend with the Athlete Factory Sevens taking place to conclude October.
25 October 2019

An Instagram influencer and a Love Island winner - Harry McNulty talks Ireland Sevens

Harry McNulty chatted to TRU about Love Island, the growth of Ireland 7s and why playing on the World Series circuit often has its perks.
25 September 2019

England Sevens name squad for 2019/20 season

England Sevens head coach Simon Armor has confirmed 18-man squad for the upcoming 2019/20 season.
16 September 2019

Four teams unbeaten on opening day of Premiership Rugby 7s

Wasps, Bristol Bears, Exeter Chiefs and Saracens finished unbeaten on the opening day of the Premiership Rugby 7s played at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.
14 September 2019

‘England is a great place to coach’ but Hammond is enjoying Hong Kong life

Seven years after leaving Nottingham for pastures new in Hong Kong, Joe Harvey spoke with Craig Hammond about his career in England, his role with the Hong Kong National team and about his involvement with one of rugby union’s latest formats, Global Rapid Rugby
12 September 2019