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 Women's Sevens team to face familiar foes in Atlanta
The draw for the third round of the 2014/15 Women's Sevens World Series in Atlanta has been made with the Qantas Australian side drawn alongside Fiji, Spain and France in Pool B.
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Youth Olympic Gold Medallists set to go toe-to-toe at National Sevens Championships
This weekend's National Youth Girls tournament at Narrabeen is set to boast an array of Rugby Sevens talent who already own an Olympic Gold Medal. Read full article...
WA up for the challenge at Youth Boys Sevens Championships
West Australian Boys Team Manager Dwayne Grace has stated that exposure to the game of Rugby Sevens is one of the chief objectives of the National Championships next week at Sevens HQ in Narrabeen.
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