Team GB

Joe Byrnes Interview: University rugby is now baked into the rugby public psyche - Hopefully this amplifies its reputation'

The presenter and commentator has been part of the rise of the student game and he hopes by creating the Rosslyn Park University Sevens, it can be a success story just like BUCS Super Rugby.
7 June 2024

Meg Jones Interview: "My main aim is to go to Paris - Then I want to try and come back for the home World Cup"

Exclusive - With aspirations to go to the Olympics and represent England at the 2025 World Cup, Jones is hoping a new chapter with Leicester Tigers can help her achieve her ambitions.
20 June 2023

Lauren Torley Exclusive: “It has been a crazy few months - I am just embracing it all”

Lauren Torley only took up contact rugby less than three years ago, but now the Durham DMP Sharks player is just days away from representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games.
21 July 2022

Team GB and Sale star Jodie Ounsley: 'Talking about my journey gives me strength to help others'

Meet rugby player Jodie Ounsley, the trailblazer who is profoundly deaf and continues to break down barriers within women's sport both on and off the pitch.
21 November 2021

The Lions on the brink, Rassie's videos and why Team GB have done us proud

TRU's Joe Harvey and Chris Heal look ahead to the second Test between the British and Irish Lions and South Africa + the lads discuss Team GB's efforts at the Tokyo Olympics.
30 July 2021

Exclusive: Dan Norton on GB Sevens, his time with London Irish & doing the right thing

Sevens legend Dan Norton talks to Joe Harvey about life in the Team GB camp, playing for London Irish and making the right decisions as preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo continue.
8 June 2021

GB Sevens: Roques and Forrest’s notebooks full to bursting as big decisions edge closer

With both of Team GB's sevens teams playing their first tournament at St George’s Park over the weekend, Gary Heatly gathered some reaction from the coaches who will be leading their respective sides at the Tokyo Olympics.
18 May 2021

Alex Matthews Exclusive: “I used to be scared to make mistakes - now I play with a smile on my face”

Matthews has returned to the Sevens picture after a successful Six Nations campaign with England and she chatted to Gary Heatly about her ambitions for this summer in a format of the sport she once 'hated'.
14 May 2021

Alec Coombes Exclusive: “I went to the Hong Kong Sevens as a kid - now I want to play in the Olympics”

Preparations for the Olympics step up a notch this weekend as GB Sevens host an ‘International Rugby 7s’ tournament and Scotland's Alec Coombes will be one of many players looking to make an impression.
12 May 2021

Paddy Kelly Exclusive: “Sevens has reinvigorated me as a player”

The Scotland 7s star discusses his surprise at being named in Team GB's training squad as preparation for the Olympics Games in Tokyo begin to come into focus.
30 April 2021

Jamie Farndale Exclusive: “It’s all I’ve thought about since missing out on Rio”

Setbacks in life can be hard to bounce back from, but they can also make you more determined and Jamie Farndale is hoping that is the case as he sets his sights on the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
3 March 2021

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

Scotland Sevens coach John Dalziel not bothered about merged GB team

Scotland Sevens head coach John Dalziel believes the plan for a merged Great Britain unit will be detrimental to the progress of his team.
28 July 2017

Team GB and England to discuss preparation for Japan mega events

Team GB and England rugby team are in touch with each other to discuss their course of preparations for their respective grand events in Japan.
13 December 2016

Mark Bennett delighted to be part of silver medal winning Great Britain team

Scotland centre Mark Benett expressed satisfaction over his Olympics journey to Rio where he was part of the silver medal winning Great Britain sevens team.
16 August 2016

Say it in 7 - Essence of our message

Morale in any sport is key to success. With good chemistry in a team, it makes achieving your main goal a lot easier.
15 August 2016

Fiji are deserving winners - James Davies

Wales sevens flanker James Davies admitted that his team Great Britain were completely outplayed by Fiji in the final of the Olympic rugby sevens at Deodoro Stadium on Friday.
13 August 2016

Qualification for 2020 Olympics sevens rugby will be challenging - Simon Armor

Great Britain head coach Simon Amor believes that the sevens format has become so competitive that teams might find it tough to clear the qualification round for the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo.
13 August 2016

Rio Rugby 7s: Men’s finals day

The 2016 Rugby Sevens Olympic Tournament reached its conclusion on Thursday with the twelve nations in attendance treating a near-sellout crowd to another day of spectacular rugby in its maiden Olympic outing.
12 August 2016

Tom Mitchell revels in Great Britain's silver finish at Olympics sevens

Great Britain captain Tom Mitchell was pleased with his team's efforts at the Olympics rugby sevens at Deodoro Stadium where they finished with a silver medal.
12 August 2016