Rugby World Cup Sevens

The Rugby World Cup Sevens is the premier international Rugby Sevens competition. The event is organised by the sport's governing body the International Rugby Board (IRB) and is contested by the Men's and Women’s national sevens teams every four years.

The inaugural Men’s tournament was held in 1993 in Scotland, the birthplace of Rugby Sevens. In the Men's tournament, New Zealand (2001 and 2013) and Fiji (1997 and 2005) have both won the title twice. Australia has reached the Final twice, but lost on both occasions (1993 and 2001).

Women's Rugby World Cup Sevens debuted in 2009 in Dubai, with Australia beating New Zealand in the Final to win the inaugural edition. New Zealand beat Canada in the Final in Moscow in 2013.

For more information, go to www.rwcsevens.com

 

Rugby World Cup Sevens History

 

 

Sevens S&C Coach to depart for NBA role
The Australian Rugby Union has confirmed Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens Strength and Conditioning Coach Lachlan Penfold will depart his role to take up a position with NBA outfit the Golden State Warriors.
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Australian Women's Sevens program confirm double signing
Australian Rugby today announced that Laura Waldie and Shenae Ciesiolka have signed professional contracts with the Qantas Australian Women's Sevens program, effective 1 July.
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HSBC partners with World Rugby for record-breaking sevens properties
New four-year deal with HSBC for flagship men’s and women’s series as 10 locations are revealed for men's schedule with the sport heading towards its debut at the Olympic Games. Read full article...