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

 

 

Aussie Sevens stars excited for Sydney 7s extravaganza
Tickets for the inaugural HSBC Sydney 7s went on sale this morning and three Qantas Australian Men's Sevens stars are already licking their lips at the prospect at running out in front of a packed Allianz Stadium in February. Read full article...
Fans encouraged to ‘Go Global’ as Sydney 7s tickets go on sale
The best Rugby Sevens players from around the World will be coming to Sydney in February 2016, with fans encouraged to celebrate the international nature of Sevens by dressing up in their best international costumes as they watch global superstars Sonny Bill Williams and Henry Speight strutting their stuff on the pitch.
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Two enforced changes to Comm Youth Games squad; Schedules released
The Australian Boys Sevens squad that will travel to the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa has been forced to make two changes.
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