Sevens

NFL Super Bowl Winner Given Shot At International Rugby Recognition

Super Bowl winner Nate Ebner has been given time off from his NFL career in an attempt to play sevens rugby for the United States at this year’s Olympics. The 27-year-old defensive back, who has taken a leave of absence from the New England Patriots, will train with the US team in the run-up to the Rio Games. At 17, …

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Rugby Fans Need To Start Taking Sevens More Seriously

2016 could be the year that rugby sevens properly takes off around the world, however many fifteens fans continue to see it as nothing more than a distraction. The reality is that for the first time since 1924 rugby will make an appearance in the Olympic games, as Rio prepares itself for the arrival of the best sevens sides in …

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Spanish Sevens Team Helps Hotel Fight Off Tropical Cyclone Winston

Spanish rugby players helped a local resort in Fiji fight off a massive cyclone’s devastating ocean swells on Saturday. The Spanish men’s rugby sevens team was staying at the Uprising Resort when Tropical Cyclone Winston, packing winds of 186 miles per hour, made landfall, knocking out power and communications throughout the Pacific island nation. “They dropped everything, got out there …

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