27 07, 2016

[USA Rugby] GHSAAs Powered by Atavus Selected for 2016 Competitions

LAFAYETTE, Colo. - The Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS will venture on three tours in the final half of the year, with more than 80 young athletes set to receive international experience in 15s and the Olympic sport of Rugby Sevens. Led by Head Coach Farrah Douglas, a GHSAA 'east' team will travel [...]

25 06, 2015

[THE WASHINGTON POST] Rugby takes small step to Olympics; bigger jump to get fans

Returning to the Olympics is one step for rugby. But grabbing the limelight is a bigger jump, particularly in countries like Brazil where the sport has little following. “It’s very hard to get on the radar in this market the way football is,” Brett Gosper, the chief executive officer of World Rugby, said Wednesday [...]

23 04, 2015

[THE TELEGRAPH] HSBC Sevens Rugby Festival Series: Waisale Serevi and Ben Gollings back in Brazil for another grassroots event

Sevens legends Waisale Serevi and Ben Gollings return to Rio to continue their work in nourishing the grassroots of the sport Sevens heroes Waisale Serevi – known as the 'king' – and Ben Gollings, the highest-ever points scorer in the HSBC Sevens World Series, have been back in Brazil for the latest instalment of [...]

23 04, 2015

[SPORT 360] INTERVIEW: Rugby sevens legend Ben Gollings giving something back

World Rugby Sevens Series sponsors HSBC continue to spread the rugby message around the globe with 2016 Olympic Games host nation Brazil the latest stopping point on the HSBC Rugby Festival circuit. His name is synonymous with sevens rugby. In fact, he is royalty in the sport. Englishman Ben Gollings rules the roost in [...]

22 04, 2015

[WORLD RUGBY] Brazilian youngsters learn from sevens masters

World Rugby Sevens Series sponsors HSBC continue to spread the rugby message around the globe with 2016 Olympic Games host nation Brazil the latest stopping point on the HSBC Rugby Festival circuit. The HSBC Rugby Festivals returned to Brazil this week through a series of coaching clinics hosted around the local Rio de Janeiro [...]