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

 

 

Speight: I'm pinching myself at this opportunity
Newly re-signed Qantas Wallabies flyer Henry Speight has admitted he is "pinching himself" after agreeing a three-year contract that will allow him to play for the national XVs side, the Qantas Australian Sevens team as well as the Brumbies in Super Rugby.
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Australian Men’s Sevens program announce pre-season details
The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens program has released details of its off-season schedule as the squad prepares for the crucial Oceania Olympic Qualification tournament taking place in Auckland on the weekend of 14/15 November.
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Henry Speight pens landmark three-year contract extension with Australian Rugby
Wallaby winger Henry Speight has agreed a new three-year deal with Australian Rugby that will see him remain with the Aquis Brumbies through to the end of 2018 and join the Qantas Australian Sevens Program in 2016.
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