The free-scoring Blitzboks see off African rivals Kenya to win the opening round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021, while Great Britain’s women are triumphant in the Fast Four competition.
South Africa, Ireland and USA emerge as pool winners on an opening day dominated by core teams.
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series returns with the first of two rounds taking place in Vancouver this weekend.
We pay tribute to the male and female players that said ‘Sayonara’ to the sport after competing in Tokyo.
With excitement building ahead of the return of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, we pick out some players who have the potential to make everybody sit up and take notice over the next fortnight.
The Welsh flyer is excited at the prospect of playing in the HSBC Canada Sevens tournaments in Vancouver and Edmonton alongside her English and Scottish team-mates.
Sixteen of the best men’s and women’s sevens teams will compete in Vancouver and Edmonton this month as the most athletic, exciting and unpredictable sport on the planet makes its comeback.
Following its successful second Olympic appearance in Tokyo, men’s and women’s international rugby sevens returns with HSBC Canada Sevens events in Vancouver and Edmonton in September.
The Yorkshireman was brilliant behind the mic at the Tokyo Olympics with his colourful and insightful description of the action on show.
We caught up with the former international fly-half to discuss Rugby Canada’s Women in Rugby Leadership Scholarship programme.