Sevens Rugby

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

Rhodri Adamson & Jamaica are still aiming high

The rugby journey of Rhodri Adamson continues to be of interest. TRU caught up with the Jamaica international once again to get an update on how his career is panning out.
19 March 2020

Rugby is at a standstill but Rascals 7s are keen to keep moving forward

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.
18 March 2020

New Zealand clinch Vancouver Sevens after edging out Australia 17-14

Joe Ravouvou scored a double as New Zealand came from behind to beat Australia 17-14 in the final of the Vancouver leg in the Men's World Rugby Sevens Series.
9 March 2020

World Sevens Series Preview: Vancouver

After the LA Sevens last weekend, Joe Harvey has caught up with World Series commentator, Dallen Stanford, ahead of the second North American leg of the World Series in Vancouver.
7 March 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