New Zealand Provincial 7s won by Wellington

A powerful Wellington side beat Auckland 28 – 17 in the final of the 2014 New Zealand National Provincial 7s tournament held in Rotorua over the weekend. Wellington have a new coaching staff that includes Clark Laidlaw who was with the New Zealand management team in 2011 and ex All Black and All Black 7s …

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Is Jack Wilson the next big thing for New Zealand?

New Zealand were without the highly experienced forward duo of Lote Raikubula and Solomon King at the 2012 Hong Kong Sevens. But a new star emerged in the form of Jack Wilson. Son of former All Black Brett Wilson, Jack recently returned to the Bay of Plenty after a stint in Canterbury. He played sevens …

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Plenty of big names at the 2012 Mount Maunganui Club Sevens

Before provincial sevens gained in prominence and professional rugby took its toll on the availability of the country’s top players – club sevens tournaments were where New Zealand’s best players were seen. The Mount Maunganui club sevens have always been popular because of the location and the timing. Auckland Anniversary weekend gives many players the …

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National Sevens 2012 – Day one results

There was 1 major upset on Day#1 of the National Sevens in Queenstown that led to some interesting match-ups and finals scenarios on Day#2. Pool D North Harbour 19 – 21 Canterbury Pool D Bay of Plenty 14 – 14 Tasman Pool C Waikato 28 – 12 Wellington Pool C Counties Manukau 12 – 15 Northland …

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