A tough run of matches resulted in both Otago sides battling at the national sevens tournament in Rotorua over the weekend.
Both Otago teams are confident despite facing tough pools at this year’s national sevens tournament.
New Zealand Rugby has been forced into a major backdown.
The ability to use more quality players and have them maintain fitness more easily has led to the national sevens tournament moving forward a month.
It was a case of last man standing for the Otago men’s team at the regional sevens tournament in Timaru on Saturday.
It will be a new-look Otago side which journeys to Timaru today for the regional tournament.
The Otago women’s sevens side has some new faces as the game continues to grow both on and off the field.
Fiji sevens coach Gareth Baber says a cruel hoax about him being killed in a New Zealand car crash is 'sickening' and 'horrible'.
King's High School will make its first appearance on the national stage for many years when it plays in the Condor Sevens over the weekend.
Southern sides will get their first hit-out of the season when Oamaru plays host to the Referees Sevens tournament today.
DJ Forbes, the most capped player in world sevens history, has announced his retirement from the game today.
The decision to focus on sevens this year is turning out to be a good one for Sam Hollows.
Game on! Some of the more than 800 children who participated in the Taieri Junior Rugby Sevens tournament yesterday.
A Taieri Sevens organiser is hopeful the postponed event will run tomorrow.
There are not many athletes around busier than Soraya Umaga-Jensen.
South Africa have won their second World Series title, but the All Blacks Sevens were much improved in finishing third in Paris.
Otago winger Fa’asiu Fuata’i has been selected for the New Zealand sevens side.
Otago's Fa'asiu Fuatai is set to link with the New Zealand sevens side.
He is Otago's newest star - yet he has not been sighted in blue and gold and has not even turned out for his club.
Canada have caused a massive shock in sevens rugby by winning the Singapore title, beating the United States in the final.