Tag: Hong Kong

USA Sevens Analysis: Maintaining Focus and Tokyo 7s Preview

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TOKYO, JAPAN – Rugby in Japan is doing well for itself. They will host the Rugby World Cup 2019, they are one of the few tier 2 nations with a viable pro league, the national 15s team has had a positive run of winning or being competitive in matches and of course, they have a leg on the […]

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Amazing Hong Kong 7s: Flying Fijians plus Eagles in Plate Final

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HONG KONG, CHINA – The 2014/2015 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series will go down as the one of the competitive seasons in the history of the series. The 7th leg in Hong Kong was filled with dramatic matches, unlikely results, and incredible play. Once again, the USA surprised pundits and topped their pool. The knockout stage […]

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USA Sevens Analysis: Continuous Improvement and Hong Kong 7s Preview

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HONG KONG, CHINA – The city/state of Hong Kong has a weird place in 7s history. It is not the birthplace of rugby or even 7s like Scotland. Hong Kong remains the most glorious of all the 7s tournaments. It has been said that long before the 7s series became a circuit, this was the 7s […]

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USA Sevens Analysis: The Drawing Board and London 7s Preview

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LONDON, ENGLAND – The IRB HSBC 7s have heard London Calling to the farway towns… and answered. The Marriott London 7s are the last and final stop of the 7s series. In a way it is rather fitting because the previous stop took us to Scotland; the birthplace of 7s, before leading us here to Jolly […]

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USA Sevens Analysis: Continuous Improvement and Glasgow 7s Preview

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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – Welcome to the official Granddaddy of 7s Tournaments. Last time, we called the Hong Kong 7s the paternal granddaddy but to avoid confusion, we’re downgrading HK, to just the Daddy. The Scottish butcher that helped create this 7 v 7 tournament could never have envisioned 7s to be what it is now. […]

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USA Sevens Analysis: Building Momentum and Hong Kong 7s Preview

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HONG KONG, CHINA – Welcome to the Granddaddy of 7s tournaments. Well kind of Granddaddy, maybe the paternal granddaddy, with Scotland‘s the maternal granddaddy and birthplace of 7s. Long before the 7s series became a circuit, this was the 7s tournament that captured the world’s attention. It was the big party in Hong Kong that […]

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