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Pools announced for HSBC Sydney Sevens

11 Dec 2017

The pools for both the men’s and women’s HSBC Sydney Sevens have been announced. In the men’s, fresh from their win in Cape Town, New Zealand top Pool A and will face Fiji, Samoa and Russia. In Pool B, runners up from Cape Town Argentina will play France, Wales and Kenya. Reigning Sydney champions South […]...

Regional Support for 2017 Pacific Mini Games

08 Dec 2017

Vanuatu Rugby Union and the 2017 Pacific Mini Games were given a boost in preparations by the joint donation of equipment from the Central Coast 7s, Parramatta Two Blue Rugby Club and Hart Sports. The new equipment included 2 boxes of hit shields, goal post pads, corner post pads and marker cones. This will be […]...

World Rugby launches simplified law book

07 Dec 2017

Making rugby’s laws easier to understand for all is the objective behind the simplified law book, which will be introduced globally from 1 January, 2018. Approved at the November World Rugby Council meeting, the simplified law book is designed to make the laws easier to understand while not altering the meaning of them or how the […]...

Battle lines drawn for 2018 Brisbane Global Rugby Tens

07 Dec 2017

Featuring New Zealand heavyweights the Crusaders and Hurricanes and Australia’s strongest Super Rugby club the Brumbies alongside sevens Olympic gold medallists Fiji, the 2018 Brisbane Global Rugby Tens ‘pool of death’ doesn’t take much spotting.   That said, there will be no easy pathway to the finals for any of the elite 12 men’s and […]...

Captains set for sold-out HSBC Cape Town Sevens

06 Dec 2017

A sold-out Cape Town Stadium will be rocking this coming weekend as the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 arrives in South Africa. Tickets for the third edition of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens were snapped up within two hours when they first went on sale back in July, prompting organisers to allocate additional seating […]...

Tonga Comeback to Draw the Game in Match Two of the Oceania Rugby U20s Trophy

05 Dec 2017

The first points of the match came in the eleventh minute when Tonga’s lock-forward, Tevita Ngalumaa Oto, crossed over after a brilliant trick play at the line-out. Tonga’s right winger, Litani Pakalani, scored their second try in the twenty-first minute which was unconverted. Fiji was awarded a penalty and finally crossed Tonga’s line with a […]...

Oceania Rugby U20s Trophy – Vodafone Fiji U20s and Tonga Rugby U20s Team Announcement

02 Dec 2017

Saturday 2nd December (Lautoka, FIJI)  The starting XV have been named for both the Vodafone Fiji U20s and the Tonga Rugby U20s ahead of the 2017 Oceania Rugby U20s Trophy at Churchill Park, Lautoka, FIJI. Kick-off is at 5pm today (2ndDecember 2017).   FIJI: Emmanuel Naciva Ratu Veremalua Vugakoto- Co.C Luke Tagi Masirewa Ganita Temo Mayanavanua – […]...

Four teams rise to the top in Dubai as Cup quarter-finals confirmed

02 Dec 2017

Reigning series champions South Africa were one of four teams to achieve a perfect record on day one of the men’s Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2017. The Blitzboks join England, Fiji and New Zealand as unbeaten sides heading into the last eight after a day full of top quality rugby under the Dubai sun. […]...

Fiji to host Tonga in the 2017 Oceania Rugby U20s Trophy

21 Nov 2017

The Oceania Rugby Under 20 Trophy is set to return to Fiji in 2017 with Fiji Rugby Union being announced today as hosts of this year’s tournament. The Under 20 Trophy will be held at Churchill Park, Lautoka FIJI. With two (2) teams confirmed the tournament will consist of 2 matches on 28th November and 2nd December […]...

Oceania Rugby and Cook Islands Rugby Union Statement on 2017 Oceania Rugby U20 Trophy

21 Nov 2017

Following the successful hosting of the Oceania Rugby Cup in August 2017 Oceania Rugby and the Cook Islands Rugby Union were engaged in discussions to host the 2017 Oceania Rugby Under 20 Trophy in Rarotonga in November this year. A mutually acceptable decision has now been reached between the Cook Islands Rugby Union and Oceania […]...