World Sevens Series

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

Abbie Brown Exclusive: “I have enjoyed every single moment of being here”

As preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics continue, GB Sevens’ Abbie Brown spoke to TRU about the last year, her role in camp and the team’s first outing.
4 June 2021

Nate Ebner Exclusive: “Rugby made me the way I am”

As his preparations for Tokyo 2020 continue, three-time Super Bowl winner and USA Sevens international Nate Ebner spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey as he hopes to make his second Olympic games.
31 May 2021

Carlin Isles Exclusive: I had to be everything for myself

As his preparations for the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo continue, USA Sevens star Carlin Isles spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about his drive to be the best athlete possible and how he has motivated himself for most of his career.
20 April 2021

England and GB Sevens star Phil Burgess announces retirement

England and Great Britain Sevens star Phil Burgess has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
27 March 2021

Exeter's dominance and England shine - TRU's 2020 Rugby Review

With 2021 inbound, Joe Harvey takes a look at the 2020 calendar year as a difficult 12 months for rugby, and the world, comes to an end.
30 December 2020

Exclusive: Ben Harris on joining Saracens, culture and the Olympic dream

After playing in front of fans for the first time in nine months, Saracens’ Ben Harris spoke to Joe Harvey about the transition from sevens to 15s and targeting Tokyo 2021.
18 December 2020

Exclusive: Tom Mitchell - The great opportunity of the World Tens Series

Ahead of the debut weekend in the World Ten Series in Bermuda, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to England Sevens captain and current London Royal, Tom Mitchell.
23 October 2020

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: Sydney Gregson on why her goals haven’t changed

Speaking to TRU, England Sevens player Sydney Gregson tells us why her goals remain the same despite RFU cutting their Sevens programme.
14 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

Dubai and Cape Town legs of 2020/21 World Rugby Sevens Series cancelled

World Rugby has confirmed that the opening two rounds of the 2020/21 season of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai and Cape Town has been cancelled.
29 July 2020

Exclusive: Phil Burgess - I had prepared myself to leave at this point

Speaking exclusively to Talking Rugby Union, England Sevens player Phil Burgess discusses the situation he and his England teammates find themselves in less than a year from Tokyo 2021.
29 July 2020