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Brazil Roster Named for Rome Sevens

Brazil’s preparation for the Olympic Games is set to continue this month with participation in the upcoming Rome Sevens. Set to be played in the Italian capital on June 10-11 os Tupis will be up against a combination of Italian clubs and countries. For Brazil the Rome Sevens is now ...

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Australia tops Women’s Sevens Series

Canada took the battle in Clermont-Ferrand on Sunday, but Australia has won the war, having been officially crowned champions of the 2015/16 HSBC Women’s Sevens Series. Their Cup final appearance was more than enough to maintain their overwhelming lead over runners-up New Zealand, over whom they enjoyed a 12-point lead ...

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Americas Rankings – May 22 2016

There have been changes to the Americas Rankings following international competition this weekend. The updated Americas Rankings – May 22 2016 see improvements for Mexico, Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago. Their improved rankings points come at the expense of Bermuda, Jamaica and Barbados. Mexico’s home win over Bermuda sees Las Serpientes improving their ranking ...

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Scotland make History in London

The record-setting continued on Day Two of the grant finale of the 2015/16 HSBC Sevens Series on London on Sunday. Scotland upset South Africa in a pulsating Cup final that saw Dougie Fife score twice in the dying moments of the match – the second with time up on the ...

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Mixed emotions on London Day One

It was a record-setting opening day at the HSBC Sevens Series event in London that saw Fiji crowned Series Champions and Collins Injera eclipsing Santiago Gómez Cora as the all-time try scoring leader. For the Americas teams, however, the results were very much hit and miss. Canada lost their opening ...

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Final squads for London 7s announced

Phil Mack has recovered sufficiently from a knee injury suffered at the Vancouver 7s to take a spot in the Canadian roster for this weekend’s London event of the HSBC Sevens Series. Mack takes the place of fellow long-time playmaker Nathan Hirayama, who drops out with a thumb injury. The ...

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Argentina Dream Team for Rio 2016

Juan Imhoff’s upcoming involvement with Los Pumas 7s sees a fresh approach. It marks the inclusion of a professional athlete contracted to a foreign club and that club is to have a Top 14 fixture on the same day in which Imhoff is playing at the London Sevens for Argentina. While ...

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Up and Under

Up and Under is a weekly feature on Americas Rugby News which reviews the best and worst from games involving the Americas teams over the previous week. UP USA It has taken decades but at long last the USA is to having voting power on the World Rugby Council. The ...

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Samoa rejoice after Paris win

Samoa came back from a 26-7 half-time deficit to score 22 unanswered points and steal an improbable victory over heavy favorites Fiji to take the title at the Paris 7s. It’s the first HSBC Sevens Series Cup win for the island nation since Dubai in 2012, and a monumental achievement ...

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USA & Canada Pooled Together in London

The draw has been made for the pool stages of the final round of the 2015/16 HSBC Sevens Series, to take place at Twickenham in London next weekend. Once again Americas teams will have to meet each other after being clumped in Pool D in Paris. With the completion of ...

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