Final Sevens squads declared for Wellington

Follow @RedefinedRugby (IRB.COM) Thursday 31 January 2013 Samoa welcome back a former World Series champion and Wellington Cup winner in Lolo Lui The coaches of all 16 international men's sides have declared their final squads of 12 for the Hertz Sevens in Wellington on 1-2 February, round 4 of the HSBC Sevens World

USA Rugby announces player pathway for future female rugby sevens Olympians

Follow @RedefinedRugby ( In the run-up to the second round of the IRB Women's Sevens World Series in Houston, Texas, USA Rugby has announced a new initiative to help identify future Women’s Eagles in both 15s and 7s. Trials will be held at regional Olympic Eagle Training Centres (OETC) in February to assist

New coach, new home for Singapore rugby

Follow @RedefinedRugby Inoke Afeaki, the new technical director and national coach of the Singapore Rugby Union. SINGAPORE: Tonga's former three-time World Cup flanker, Inoke Afeaki will be the new technical director and national coach of the Singapore Rugby Union. The first task for Afeaki, who represented Tonga at the 1995, 1999 and 2003

Coaches back IRB officiating approach

Follow @RedefinedRugby (IRB.COM) Aim is to produce stable scrums while fairly enabling quick ball and space for attacking teams Coaches representing the teams participating in the RBS 6 Nations have supported the IRB's ongoing commitment to ensuring clear and consistent officiating during the showcase event, which kicks off this weekend. At the annual IRB

Perenara back in action after long recovery

Follow @RedefinedRugby READY FOR 2013: TJ Perenara is ready to pass the ball at Hurricanes preseason training in Newtown. TJ Perenara will make his long-awaited return to a rugby field via the reserves when the Hurricanes play the Crusaders in a Super Rugby pre-season match in Timaru on Saturday. It will be the

Lions stun Cheetahs

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ruhan Nel © Gallo Images The MTN Lions scored 26 unanswered points in the second half to stun the Toyota Cheetahs 33-17 in their SA Franchise Challenge match at Ellis Park on Saturday.Buoyed by some stellar performances by Stokkies Hanekom and Lionel Cronje, the Lions came back from 17-7 down

Malaysia: Cobra aim to produce more local venom

Follow @RedefinedRugby DESPITE the Malaysian Rugby Union (MRU) allowing clubs to register up to eight foreign players for the Super League, defending champions Cobra will keep their reliance on imports to a minimum this year. Cobra vice-president Tan Thiam Jin said the club have signed two Fijians to replace two outgoing players,