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Pienaar can’t wait for Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Today, exactly 27 years ago, Francois Pienaar led the Springboks to what many believed was an impossible task as they lifted the Webb Ellis Cup in South Africa, and in 77 days, the country will host a...

New Zealand Sevens tournament will return to Hamilton in 2023

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

International Sevens action will return to Hamilton this summer with the Black Ferns Sevens and All Blacks Sevens out to defend their respective titles when the HSBC New Zealand Sevens lights up FMG Stadium...

Captains ready for lift off at HSBC France Sevens

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 12 women’s and 16 men’s captains got ready for lift off as they lined up in front of the Ariane 5 space rocket at Space City on Wednesday ahead of the HSBC France Sevens, which is taking...

Vancouver welcomes back the stars of rugby sevens

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vancouver welcomes all 16 men’s core teams on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as captains visit Squamish First Nation community Fiji and New Zealand arrive in Vancouver in confident mood after...

All Blacks 7s and Black Ferns 7s Primed for International Return

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Almost eight months since lighting up the rugby fields in Tokyo, the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens are set to make their return to international sevens in Fiji later this month.     With...

HAKA TIME | Top 5 Hakas from New Zealand in Rugby

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at some of the most memorable performances of the Haka at the Rugby World Cup, World Rugby Sevens Series and U-20 Championship from the All Blacks, Junior All Blacks and Black Ferns.    

New US-based ‘gamified’ rugby sevens series launching in 2022 with US$1m prize pot

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new US-based rugby sevens series is being launched in 2022, offering its 16 teams a share of a US$1 million prize pot, confirms SportsProMedia.     The newly-founded Rugby Football...

New Zealand rugby announce major global partnership with Altrad

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced a major partnership with Altrad to become the Official Front of Jersey sponsor to the All Blacks and Black Ferns from 2022.   Altrad, a world leader in the...

Fiji retain Olympic rugby sevens title with victory over New Zealand

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji secured their second successive men’s Olympic rugby sevens gold medal as they beat New Zealand 27-12 in a thrilling gold medal match at Tokyo Stadium.   The defending champions...

New Zealand and Fiji into gold medal match

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand and Fiji will meet in the gold medal match of the men’s Olympic sevens tournament at Tokyo 2020. The All Blacks Sevens, who finished fifth at Rio 2016, made...