Australian Rugby today announced the signing of NSW netballer and Touch Football representative Tanisha Stanton to the Rugby Sevens Program.
Australian Director of Rugby Sevens Geraint John has thrown his backing behind the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship, revealing that contracted players from the Rugby Sevens program will be released for NRC duty if the situation is right for all parties.
Starting Sunday, the Australian Rugby Union is launching Tasmanian Development Week to engage more locals interested in taking a role in the game.
Applications are open for the revamped AIS Sports Draft – focussed on speed, power and agility – and the first ever Para-sports Draft as the search for more athletes across more sports begins.
The Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) has announced that the 2014 Oceania Sevens will be played between 3-4 October alongside the Noosa International Sevens on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The Sevens will provide the perfect launch pad for the 2014/2015 IRB Sevens World Series that kicks off on the Gold Coast a week later.
The Australian Women’s Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens team reserved its best performance for the Gold Medal match as they demolished a brave Canadian outfit (38-10) in Nanjing today.
The Australian Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens girls team will play Canada in the Gold Medal match in Nanjing tomorrow at midday (AEST).
The Australian Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens girls team made it four wins from four with two sensational displays today (Tuesday) to secure a semi-final spot in Nanjing, China.
National Women’s Head Coach Tim Walsh praised the character of his side after the Australian Youth Olympics Rugby Sevens girls team dramatically came from behind to beat China and end matchday one in Nanjing with two wins from two.
Rugby officially returns to the Olympic program after a 90-year absence on Sunday at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing – and the Australian Women’s Sevens team will be right in the thick of the action.