Sevens

USA 7’s quality comeback in Vegas

    the USA 7’s team made a quality come back last weekend in Vegas when they played Argentina in the Quarter Finals of the series. From 19-0 down, they had it all to do, but they proved their world class ability and came back to snatch the victory. The Blitzboks won the tournament whilst the USA finished third when …

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Quality France try in the Wellington 7’s.

    Jean Pascall Barraque shows his ability here as he dances through the Samoa defense, in France’s 28-5 win. France won 2/4 games in the Wellington 7’s, losing to the champions in the form of the Blitzboks (45-0) and New Zealand (21-14) who finished fifth, as South Africa, Fiji and England claim the top 3 spots. The Blitzboks further …

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Improve your speed with these tips.

One aspect of your game which you cannot improve on enough is speed. Whether you need to get back to make a try saving challenge, or break down the line to get the ball over the try line, you need speed, and you can work on it any time you want. If you are looking to leave last years you …

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Will the drain end? – Pichot’s plans to tackle the talent drain

The player drain is taking it’s toll on Rugby and it’s less funded nations, with talent flocking to bigger, more successful nations in a bid to make it into the professional game. This drain is nothing new, with players jetting off to the likes of France and England like there’s no tomorrow, making it less of a talent drain and …

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Ben Ryan – King of Fiji

Ben Ryan the Adopted King of Fiji: Ben Ryan, a “Ginger Bloke with Glasses” from Wimbledon is now the centre of attention in Fiji after guiding their sevens team to their first Olympic medal ever. Where did it all start for Ryan? After graduating from Loughborough University with a Sports Science degree Ryan started his coaching career at  St Edward’s School, Oxford …

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New Zealand Olympic 7s Team Announced

Today saw the announcement of the New Zealand Olympic 7s team for both the Men’s and Women’s squad. After another great season for the All Blacks, surely these two sides are the teams to beat going into the historic event for Rugby Sevens. The men’s team features the return of Scott Curry and also the infamous Sonny Bill Williams. After injuring his …

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