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

 

 

Walsh makes one change to Australian Women's Sevens squad for Brazil
Qantas Australian Women's Sevens Head Coach Tim Walsh has made one change to his squad for the second leg of the Women’s Sevens World Series in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which kicks off next weekend (8-9 February). Read full article...
National Women's Sevens quartet shine in Darwin
The Australian national quartet of Mollie Gray, Rachel Crothers, Nikki Etheridge and Brooke Walker helped Brisbane-based invitational side Tribe 7s to Cup Final success at the Hottest Sevens in the World in Darwin last weekend. Read full article...
Australian Men's Sevens program announces centralised contracts for 2015
The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens program has announced its list of contracted players for 2015. Read full article...