Kyle Brown no longer captain of South Africa

South Africa’s hard working 7s captain Kyle Brown has relinquished the captaincy role in the lead up to the 2016-17 World Sevens Series. It is a little surprising given that Brown is 29 and so should have another 2-3 years at the top at least. He may well make the next Olympics in 2020. In …

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Kurt Baker needs to smarten up

All Black 7s midfielder Kurt Baker is a very influential player. Things happen around Baker. He is someone who can initiate an attack in a tight situation. He backs up very well running effective lines in support of the ball carrier. He scores a lot of tries. I remember watching the 2010 Hong Kong 7s …

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Is Wellington going to lose the New Zealand 7s?

In an article in the local newspaper the head of Wellington’s Chamber of Commerce wants the city to pull a rabbit out of a hat to save the event for New Zealand’s capital in the face of declining ticket sales. He’s encouraging workplace staff functions and businesses taking clients along as corporate entertainment. Others are …

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