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

 

 

Tim Walsh analyses the state of Women's Sevens in Australia
Qantas Australian Women's Head Coach Tim Walsh has given rugby.com.au an insight into what he took away from the National Sevens Championships hosted at the Sydney Academy of Sport in Narrabeen earlier this month...
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Aussie Sevens finish fifth to take the Plate in Hong Kong
The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens side has finished fifth at the Hong Kong Sevens to win the Plate Final but more importantly extend its advantage over England to six points with just three rounds of the 2014/15 HSBC World Series to play. Read full article...
Aussie Sevens to meet series leaders South Africa in Hong Kong Cup Quarters
The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens team has been handed the daunting task of facing series leaders South Africa in tomorrow's Cup Quarter-Finals in Hong Kong. Read full article...