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Dubai 7s: New Zealand outshine Australia in women’s cup final

New Zealand avenged their defeat in the final of Rio Olympic games by beating Australia 17-5 in the women's cup final at the Emirates...

Event guide: Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens

The fancy dress is prepared and the face paints are ready for the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens which starts on Thursday, December 1...
Australia women's sevens

Australia’s golden girls inspiring a new generation of sevens stars

At the start of 2013 the Australian Sevens programme made the decision to offer professional contracts to its women’s team as they set out...
Lewis Holland Australia

Dubai 7s: Our focus is on rebuilding says Australia captain Lewis Holland

With five different coaches in the past two years and 12 leading players switching to 15s, the Australian men’s rugby sevens team has become...
Dubai Rugby Sevens HSBC FastPay

Wristband payment plan for the Dubai Rugby Sevens

Visitors to The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens next week will be able to pay for items with a wristband. The HSBC supported FastPay Wristband...
England sevens squad

England announce squads for Dubai Sevens

England have announced their men’s and women’s squads for this weekend’s opening round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai. The experienced group,...
Uganda Rugby

Dubai 7s: Confident Uganda are aiming to impress

Uganda team manager Michael Wandera believes his squad will prove their quality when the HSBC World Sevens Series gets under way in Dubai next month. The...
NZ v Fiji Rugby Sevens

Dubai 7s: Will coaching change affect Fiji and New Zealand?

Ever since the inception of the HSBC World Sevens Series, two teams have dominated proceedings with Fiji and New Zealand winning a combined 15 titles...
Fiji Men's Rugby

Fiji name squads for Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby 7s

Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens title favourites Fiji have named their men’s and women’s squads for the event in December.  The men's team, who are defending champions...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: Osea Kolinisau of Fiji holds off Tom Mitchell of Great Britain to score a try during the Men's Rugby Sevens Gold medal final match between Fiji and Great Britain on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Deodoro Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Fiji to face Canada in opening match at Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby 7s

Olympic gold medal winners and 2015-16 series champions Fiji will begin their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2016-17 men's campaign against Canada, following the...
Rugby Sevens fun

More fun for the family at the 2016 Dubai Rugby Sevens

With less than three weeks to go until the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens organisers are urging fans to grab their tickets fast. As well as world-class...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: Osea Kolinisau of Fiji holds off Tom Mitchell of Great Britain to score a try during the Men's Rugby Sevens Gold medal final match between Fiji and Great Britain on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Deodoro Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Fiji upset as World Rugby ignores team at awards

The Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) will express its "concerns and disappointment" to World Rugby after their Olympic gold medal-winning sevens team won none of...
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 04: Australia celebrates after winning the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens - HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Cup Final on December 4, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Australia start Dubai Rugby Sevens defence against South Africa

Olympic gold medal winners and 2015-16 women’s series champions Australia will begin their HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2016-17 campaign against South Africa,...
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 05: Fernando Luna of Argentina evades a tackle by Phil Burges of England during the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens - HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Cup Quarter Final at The Sevens Stadium on December 5, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Pictures: 2015 Dubai Rugby Sevens

It was another memorable weekend at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens - check out the images from the festival of rugby.
Ben Ryan

Ben Ryan looks ahead to life away from Fiji after Olympic sevens success

When Ben Ryan led Fiji to their first-ever gold medal at the Rio Olympics, the Pacific Island did all it could to tempt the...
Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens

Record number of teams set for the 2016 Dubai Rugby Sevens

The 2016 Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens will see a record-breaking number of teams ready to compete in the Invitation Tournament. The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby...

Fiji appoint Gareth Baber as new sevens coach

Reigning Olympic and HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions Fiji have appointed Gareth Baber as their new head coach. Baber, who has spent the last...

Pictures: Ras Al Khaimah Rocks kick up dust on sand rugby pitch

If you thought regular rugby was a messy affair, then you really haven't seen where the Ras Al Khaimah Rocks play their home games....
Dylan Hennessey

Q&A with touch rugby legends Dylan Hennessey and Peter Walters

The third edition of the Middle East Touch Championships takes place tomorrow at Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club, with more than 36 teams across...

Dubai Rugby Sevens launches partner schools programme

The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens launches its Partner Schools Programme on Tuesday with a first school visit to GEMS Royal Dubai School. More than 3,000...

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