The 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series consists of 10 tournaments – Dubai, Cape Town, Wellington, Sydney, Las Vegas, Vancouver, Hong Kong, Singapore, Paris and England – and runs from 2 December 2016 until 21 May 2017. The 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens will be held 7-9 April 2017.
Blitzboks are crowned winners of this season’s Sevens Series after beating Scotland 15-5 in the final of the penultimate leg
Gareth Baber knows he has huge shoes to fill in taking over from Ben Ryan as coach of a Fiji side who are reigning Olympic and HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions.
Hong Kong’s Gareth Baber will take over from Ben Ryan as head coach of the all-conquering Fiji, landing the most sought-after job in world rugby sevens.
Former New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has been appointed coach of Samoa from next year, the Samoa Rugby Union said on Friday.
Fiji’s Olympic gold medal-winning sevens coach Ben Ryan has urged rugby’s governing body to clamp down on unlicensed agents who are stripping the Pacific islands of their talent.
Legendary New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens said the Hong Kong Sevens remains the best tournament in the world and will continue to lead the way, paying tribute to the event that helped him take sevens rugby to a new level.
New Zealand men’s rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has stepped down after 22 years in charge in the wake of their quarter-final exit at the Rio Olympics.
Fiji has ramped up overtures to sevens coach Ben Ryan giving him land and a chiefly title to keep the popular Englishman in the South Pacific island nation.