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The captains of the 12 women’s teams who will compete for core status in the World Rugby Sevens Series Qualifier lined up ahead of the high-stakes competition in Hong Kong today.
Has the weather got you thinking about summer? Make your bank holiday weekend plans with the HSBC London Sevens, at Twickenham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May.
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HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series leaders New Zealand were the only side with a perfect record on day one of the HSBC Sydney Sevens, although Ireland were also unbeaten on a day of upsets.
New Zealand, USA, Samoa and Argentina all progressed through to the Cup semi-finals of the HSBC USA Sevens after another enthralling day of action at the Sam Boyd Stadium.
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Fiji retained their title at the HSBC New Zealand Sevens and won their second tournament in succession on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 as a result of an emphatic weekend in Hamilton.
Reigning HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series champions, New Zealand were the standout side on day one of the HSBC USA Women’s Sevens in Glendale, Colorado.
Four teams surged into the Cup quarter-finals with unbeaten records following a high-quality opening day of action at the HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton.
Twelve months ago France reached their first-ever Cup final on the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series and on Saturday they created another piece of history at the HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens with a maiden victory over New Zealand at the 22nd attempt.
France and South Africa had never previously met in a Cup final and Pierre Gilles Lakafia’s early try forced South Africa to come from behind but they stood up impressively, putting three converted tries on France before conceding again.
Hosts Australia have made the quarter-finals for the last 15 home events but needed to beat South Africa by five points to guarantee qualification for the knockout stages.
New Zealand had led 12-0 through Joe Ravouvou and Andrew Knewstubb but Spain hit back, Ignacio Rodriguez-Guerra doing down in the corner before captain Francisco Hernandez put his side ahead at the break. Joan Losada’s try was cancelled out by Ravouvou and Sam Dickson, but after the hooter, Losada broke down the left wing and found Pol Pla on the inside to seal a famous victory.
The fifth tournament on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 commenced in style as an excited crowd enjoyed a busy first day at the Sam Boyd Stadium and one that produced a few surprises along the way.
USA retained their title in Las Vegas with a 27-0 victory over Samoa in the Cup final and become the outright leaders on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019.
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Rugby Canada secures hosting rights to HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event for four more years; Grosvenor and Sport Hosting Vancouver re-sign as Premier Partners for the record-breaking HSBC Canada Sevens that will continue until 2023.
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The pools and match schedule have been announced for the HSBC USA Women’s Sevens, the opening round of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2020.
Hosted at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado, from 5-6 October, the HSBC USA Women’s Sevens will mark the start of the Olympic season for rugby sevens as the sport prepares to make its second appearance on the Olympic Games programme in Tokyo next summer.
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The pools and schedules for the World Rugby Sevens Series Qualifiers and the men’s Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens on 4-7 April, have been confirmed.
World Rugby has announced a new global partnership with UL for the men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
A global safety science leader, UL was a global partner for the record-breaking Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in San Francisco, which attracted more than nine million viewers worldwide.
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Hong Kong marks the seventh round of the 2018/2019 series and the 16 competing teams can look forward to perform in front of another sell-out crowd filling the Hong Kong Stadium throughout three days of thrilling rugby sevens action.
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series delivered scintillating action in Las Vegas last weekend with a victory for USA on home soil.
The win puts the Eagles top of the table going into the HSBC Canada Sevens in Vancouver, hosted at the BC Stadium on 9-10 March.
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Sixteen captains lined up at the iconic Tūrangawaewae Marae, ahead of the HSBC New Zealand Sevens, which kicks off this weekend at the FMG Stadium in Hamilton.
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