Under the Posts – Week of Jan 29, 2017 – PART 1

There is so much Sydney 7s and Six Nations news this week, we thought we’d break the week into two and we’ll do part 1 today. As a reminder, we are doing weekly posts recapping the top women’s rugby news. Can’t wait a week? Join us on Twitter or on our Facebook page as we will be posting … Read more

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USA Eagles Beat Brazil for 11th place at Dubai 7s

The Women’s Eagles Sevens saved the best for last at Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, beating Brazil, 26-17, in the 11th-Place Playoff Friday. Bulou Mataitoga scored her first career HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series try to kick off a four-try scoring streak for Richie Walker’s side in the first half. The Eagles finish the … Read more

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Dubai 7s | HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2016-17

Olympic gold medal winners and 2015-16 women’s series champions Australia will begin their HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2016-17 campaign against South Africa, following the announcement of the full match schedule for the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens. Olympic silver medallists New Zealand, winners in Dubai in 2012 and 2014, begin their Dubai campaign against … Read more

Canada complete Rugby Americas North Sevens double

Canada’s men and women have been crowned Rugby Americas North Sevens champions for 2016, but there was also cause to celebrate for teams from Jamaica and Guyana. There was double celebration for Canada’s men and women as they were crowned Rugby Americas North Sevens 2016 champions in Port of Spain over the weekend. Canada’s men, … Read more

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Australia take Oceania Rugby honours

Australia’s women are crowned Oceania Rugby Sevens champions, while others emerge with the rewards of an appearance on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series next year. Olympic champions Australia have added the Oceania Rugby Sevens titles to their list of successes in 2016 on Saturday.   Australia’s women, were a class apart in the round-robin … Read more

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Rugby Canada Centralizes 25 Players Ahead of HSBC Women’s Sevens Series

Twenty-five women’s sevens players have been centralized ahead of the 2016-17 HSBC Women’s Sevens Season. The squad features a mix of experience and youth that will be led once again by John Tait. “With the start of the new Olympic cycle already underway, it’s hugely important to us to get what we currently believe is … Read more

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Men’s and women’s sevens winners to strike gold

The men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will see teams compete for gold, silver and bronze medals. Men’s and women’s sevens winners to strike gold The men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will feature gold, silver and bronze medals for the first time from the 2016-17 season. In a move that … Read more

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South Africa women win Rugby Africa sevens title

South Africa claim the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Championship title in Zimbabwe after going through both days of competition unbeaten. Having opened up the competition on Saturday with convincing victories against hosts Zimbabwe, Senegal and Namibia, South Africa then overpowered Uganda and Kenya on Sunday to claim the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens silverware for the … Read more