B.C. Place Chosen A Venue For Rugby Sevens Match

Vancouver based B.C. Place Stadium has been chosen as the venue for Rugby Sevens match in the coming year.

Canada faced serious opposition from as many as twenty bidding nations to host the 2-day event that is scheduled to be hosted in 2016 March. The event will feature sixteen of world’s leading Men’s 7 squads.

The Canada campaign was spearheaded by erstwhile President & CEO of 2010 Vancouver 2010 Olympics John Furlong & -Gareth Rees, the erstwhile captain of Canada rugby, who is also an honourable inductee of World Rugby Hall of Fame.

Bristol Rugby star retires due to injury

Rugby Football Union Championship club Bristol Rugby have been dealt a massive blow to their promotion push after former Scotland international flanker Ross Rennie has been forced to hang up his boots with immediate effect, three months after he last played a competitive game for the club.

South Africa Rugby Team Clinches Victory At World Sevens

Great news for the fans of South African rugby team- The mighty squad has proved their stellar merit once again by clinching victory at the 3rd leg of Rugby World Sevens with a crushing triumph over New Zealand. It was a 26-17 score and the match was hosted at Port Elizabeth.

The Kiwis looked really strong initially as they reached the finale but the host nation came up with a great 12-5 lead, courtesy tries from Cecil Afrika and Philip Snyman. But with Cecil sin-binned, the NZ squad lessened the very deficit to 2 points with Webber (Joe) scoring right on stroke of the half-time.

Gonetoga Rugby Team from Fiji arrives in Sydney for Rugby Sevens Tournament

Fijian rugby team arrives in Sydney. The 15 member strong Gonetoga rugby squad is all set to compete in the Rugby Sevens Tournament at the Fiji Day Sydney festival, against other pacific contenders. The team members are from the Rewa province which includes the capital city Suva, they are the first ever team from Rewa to participate in this tournament. The tournament will be held in Parramatta this weekend.
Being a part of the Fiji Day Sydney festival, last year the event drew in about 20,000 people, it is recognized as a major pacific community event.

Andrew Sheridan retires from rugby due to a damaged neck

Andrew Sheridan has to retire from rugby with immediate effect on medical grounds, at the age of 34, after doctors advised that his damaged neck can no longer take the strain.
The man who has been respected and feared to be England’s scrum destroyer-in-chief received the grim news in the last fortnight. He has won 40 caps Test for his country and two for Lions.
Andrew consulted a specialist to learn whether there was any hope that he might be able to carry on playing rugby but he was advised not to do so.

Scotland Rugby team for various formats

Scotland national Rugby team represents the nation in the World Cup, RBS Six nations, the viagogo autumn tests and the summer tours. The world famous BT Murray field stadium is…

South Africa To Lock Horns With World XV

Nick Mallet, the former coach of the South Africa rugby team will now take charge in grooming up his team before the much discussed match against the world XV. South Africa will play 15 matches this year. BJ Botha, one of the important players of the South Africa squad will also be a part of the Springboks squad.

South Africa To Lock Horns With World XV

Nick Mallet, the former coach of the South Africa rugby team will now take charge in grooming up his team before the much discussed match against the world XV. South Africa will play 15 matches this year. BJ Botha, one of the important players of the South Africa squad will also be a part of the Springboks squad.

South Africa To Lock Horns With World XV

Nick Mallet, the former coach of the South Africa rugby team will now take charge in grooming up his team before the much discussed match against the world XV. South Africa will play 15 matches this year. BJ Botha, one of the important players of the South Africa squad will also be a part of the Springboks squad.

Barbados Eligible For The Commonwealth Games

Rugby 7s team (Men) from Barbados has got the ultimate opportunity to participate in the Commonwealth Games which are going to take place in Glasgow in July, 2014. The Barbados team has replaced the rugby team of Nigeria and has entered Group A for the Rugby Sevens matches. In Group A, Barbados will get the chance to compete against some of the best Rugby Sevens teams representing Canada, Scotland and New Zealand respectively.