Teams ready for HSBC Sydney Sevens kick-off

Twenty-eight captains assembled at Spotless Stadium in the Sydney Olympic Park ahead of this weekend’s HSBC Sydney Sevens. The HSBC Sydney Sevens is the fourth tournament of the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and the third tournament for the women. Defending HSBC Sydney Sevens champions for both men and women

Up for the Cup, 1919…

A century ago: January 1919 and with the Versailles negotiations to formally end WW1 still ongoing, five Services sides from amongst the victorious Allies’ ranks were being prepared for what became The King’s Cup: Rugby’s First ‘World Cup’… On January 13th, 1919, at a general meeting of the Army RU, held