Rugby Union News
Damien Chouly chosen as new Clermont captainClermont Auvergne select Damien Chouly to replace Aurelien Rougerie as captain for next season.
Sir Gordon Tietjens: 'All eyes on 2016 Rio Olympics'New Zealand rugby sevens head coach Sir Gordon Tietjens turns his attention to the 2016 Rio Olympics having won silver at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Jul 28, 14:26
Gordon Tietjens hails "magnificent" undefeated streakNew Zealand rugby sevens head coach Gordon Tietjens pays tribute to his side's 29-match undefeated streak at the Commonwealth Games after it was ended last night.
Jul 28, 14:16
Gordon Tietjens: "We weren't good enough"New Zealand rugby sevens head coach Gordon Tietjens concedes that his side were not good enough to win the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games last night.
Jul 28, 13:59
Australia sevens star Greg JeloudevGreg Jeloudev talks to Sports Mole about his side's bronze medal-winning Commonwealth Games campaign.
Jul 28, 02:39
Simon Amor: "The atmosphere is amazing"England rugby sevens head coach Simon Amor describes the atmosphere at the Commonwealth Games as "amazing" heading into the final session at Ibrox.
Jul 27, 16:41
Simon Amor disappointed for retiring Tom PowellEngland rugby sevens head coach Simon Amor is disappointed for the retiring Tom Powell after England were beaten in the quarter-finals of the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 27, 16:33
James Rodwell "frustrated" with yellow cardEngland forward James Rodwell hints that he disagrees with the referee's decision to sin bin him during the quarter-finals of the rugby sevens at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 27, 16:23
Simon Amor "incredibly proud" of England rugby sevens teamEngland rugby sevens head coach Simon Amor is "incredibly proud" of his side despite their Commonwealth Games quarter-final exit at the hands of Samoa this afternoon.
Jul 27, 16:13
James Rodwell: 'We made too many mistakes'England forward James Rodwell admits that his side made too many mistakes in their medal quarter-final defeat to Australia at the Commonwealth Games today.
Jul 27, 15:58
Ben Lam "happy" with individual performancesNew Zealand's Ben Lam is "happy" with how he is performing at the Commonwealth Games having touched down five times to help his side to the semi-finals.
Jul 27, 15:46
Colin Gregor wants Scotland responseScotland rugby sevens captain Colin Gregor urges his side to respond to the disappointment of being knocked out of the medal round when they face England in the plate.
Jul 27, 15:35
Ben Lam: 'Anyone can beat us'New Zealand's Ben Lam believes that his side are beatable at the Commonwealth Games if they fail to play at their best, despite extending their 100% record to 29 matches.
Jul 27, 15:21
Colin Gregor bemoans "basic" errorsScotland captain Colin Gregor admits that his side made too many "basic" errors during their rugby sevens defeat to South Africa this afternoon.
Jul 27, 15:04
Simon Amor: 'Tom Mitchell was a big loss'England rugby sevens head coach Simon Amor admits that losing captain Tom Mitchell to injury was a blow for his side's Commonwealth Games chances.
Jul 27, 14:52
Adam Thomas: 'Wales defeat is heartbreaking'Wales rugby sevens captain Adam Thomas describes his side's defeat to Australia at the Commonwealth Games as "heartbreaking" having blown a 19-point lead.
Jul 27, 14:34
Ben Lam: 'Scotland game helped us'New Zealand's Ben Lam believes that his side's narrow victory over Scotland yesterday has put them in a good position for the second day of action at Ibrox.
Jul 27, 14:20
Simon Amor: England defeat "hugely disappointing"England Sevens coach Simon Amor described England's quarter-final defeat to Samoa at the Commonwealth Games as "hugely disappoting".
Jul 27, 14:17
John Moonlight: 'We need to improve for Olympic qualification'Canada rugby sevens captain John Moonlight admits that his side need to improve from their performance at the Commonwealth Games with the Olympics on the horizon.
Jul 27, 11:37
Billy Ocean's son: 'I relished playing against New Zealand'Barbados rugby sevens player Anthony Bayne-Charles, son of 1980s singer Billy Ocean, admits that he 'relished' the experience of lining up against New Zealand.
Jul 27, 11:37
John Moonlight: 'We weren't ruthless enough'Canada sevens captain John Moonlight calls for his side to be more ruthless despite their 33-0 victory over Trinidad & Tobago in the bowl quarter-final today.
Jul 27, 11:24
James Davies criticises referee displayWales forward James Davies criticises the performance of referee Matthew O'Brien during his side's defeat to Samoa at the Commonwealth Games this evening.
Jul 27, 00:34
Marcus Watson: 'Defeat to Australia won't affect confidence'England back Marcus Watson insists that his side's defeat to Australia this evening will not affect their confidence going into tomorrow's knockout matches.
Jul 27, 00:28
Tom Mitchell injury not as serious as first fearedA source tells Sports Mole that England sevens captain Tom Mitchell's foot injury is not as serious as first feared and that he may be fit for tomorrow's action.
Jul 27, 00:16
James Davies: 'We can beat anyone'Wales forward James Davies insists that his side can beat anyone on their day having been drawn against Australia in the medal quarter-final of the rugby sevens tomorrow.
Jul 27, 00:12
Marcus Watson: 'We must take our defeat on the chin'England's Marcus Watson offers no excuses for his side's loss to Australia in the Group D decider at the Commonwealth Games this evening.
Jul 26, 23:32
James Davies still hopeful of rugby sevens medalWales forward James Davies insists that his side can still medal at the Commonwealth Games despite losing their final match on the opening day of sevens action.
Jul 26, 23:22
Philip Lucas: 'Commonwealth Games are once-in-a-lifetime experience'Barbados rugby sevens captain Philip Lucas is enjoying his Commonwealth Games experience despite his side being soundly beaten on the field.
Jul 26, 21:17
Philip Lucas lauds "incredible" supportBarbados captain Philip Lucas praises the support his side have received on the opening day of the rugby sevens despite being beaten by Canada, Scotland and New Zealand.
Jul 26, 21:04
Colin Gregor: 'Scotland can win a medal in rugby sevens'Scotland captain Colin Gregor insists that his side can win a rugby sevens medal at the Commonwealth Games despite the fierce level of competition in Glasgow.
Jul 26, 19:46
Tom Mitchell "looking forward" to Australia deciderEngland sevens captain Tom Mitchell is "looking forward" to facing Australia this evening in a match that will determine who finishes top of Group D at the Commonwealths.
Jul 26, 19:37
Colin Gregor "feeling good" going into rugby sevens deciderScotland sevens captain Colin Gregor is optimistic about his side's chances of beating Canada in their Group A decider at the Commonwealth Games this evening.
Jul 26, 19:25
Tom Mitchell: 'Difficult playing unknown opposition'England sevens captain Tom Mitchell admits that it is "difficult" to play against unknown opposition following wins over Sri Lanka and Uganda at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 26, 19:15
Colin Gregor: 'Barbados win exactly what we needed'Scotland sevens captain Colin Gregor says that the win over Barbados was "exactly what they needed" following their narrow defeat to New Zealand in Glasgow.
Jul 26, 18:57
Carl Hayman named Toulon captainFormer New Zealand prop Carl Hayman is appointed Toulon's new captain following Jonny Wilkinson's retirement at the end of last season.
Jul 26, 18:09
DJ Forbes: 'Home support is massive'New Zealand sevens captain DJ Forbes talks up the importance of having the home crowd behind them following their match against Commonwealth Games hosts Scotland today.
Jul 26, 16:24
Lee Jones: 'Scotland rugby sevens medal is realistic'Scotland's Lee Jones insists that his side are capable of winning a Commonwealth medal in rugby sevens with the crowd behind them.
Jul 26, 16:15
Dan Norton: 'I enjoyed late start'England sevens winger Dan Norton says that he prefers late starts after his side were forced to wait until the ninth game of the Commonwealth Games to feature.
Jul 26, 16:07
DJ Forbes buoyed by New Zealand sevens startNew Zealand sevens captain DJ Forbes believes that his side are on track to challenge for a sixth consecutive gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 26, 15:59
Lee Jones wary of Canada threatScotland's Lee Jones is expecting a "tough" match against Canada in the rugby sevens despite the North American outfit being thrashed by New Zealand earlier today.
Jul 26, 15:51