Australia's rugby sevens captain James Stannard was left with a fractured skull after being involved in a 'one-punch' attack in Sydney earlier today following a farewell dinner for departing coach Andy Friend.
All Blacks Sevens coach Clark Laidlaw has been left frustrated and disappointed after Fiji struck late to beat New Zealand 14-10 in the quarter-finals of the Las Vegas rugby sevens tournament.
One score separated New Zealand and England in their last three meetings and that again proved the case as the Kiwis advanced to the Hamilton sevens semifinals.
On the evidence of day one, safe to say the sevens is back. Not Wellington heyday back, but certainly back from the brink.
What a start. New Zealand couldn't have asked for a better way to begin their inaugural Hamilton sevens campaign, blitzing France 52-7 in their opening match.
An error-prone New Zealand have been stunned 24-12 by Australia in the quarter- finals of the men's world series sevens tournament in Sydney this afternoon.
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.
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.
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.