This month, read about how Papua New Guinea qualified as the 16th team, read about the Regional Sevens qualifying tournaments, the opening leg of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series, catch all the latest news on the sevens going cashless, find out how you can still snap up tickets through All Blacks Tours options, also find out how you can win a weekend double pass to the 2018 sevens!

 

Papua New Guinea qualify as 16th team!

Papua New Guinea have recently qualified as the 16th team for the HSBC New Zealand Sevens 2018. Papua New Guinea booked their ticket to Hamilton in February 2018 by toppling the Cook Islands 32-0 to finish 5th in the recent Oceania Sevens. To see the full list of teams attending the tournament please click here.

 

Regional Sevens

Domestic sevens kicks into action this weekend with Provincial Unions across the country taking the field at three regional sevens events. A total 36 men’s and women’s teams will compete at the Northern, Central and Southern Regional Sevens tournaments, with all three events to be live streamed on allblacks.com. Up for grabs is qualification and seeding for the Bayleys National Sevens, hosted by Bay of Plenty in Rotorua on 13 and 14 January. Read the full story here.

 

Dubai Sevens

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South Africa has kicked off their sevens season with a win in Dubai after defeating New Zealand 24-12 in an entertaining final. It was a very one sided match in the first-half with South Africa taking a 19-0 lead into the break. New Zealand began a fight back in the second half with tries to Scott Curry and Andrew Knewstubb, but in the end South Africa proved too strong and closed the match out with a second-half try to Tim Agaba. Full Story

 

Cashless Wristbands

We are thrilled to announce that the 2018 HSBC New Zealand Sevens is going to be a cashless event! You will need a sevens wristband to purchase anything i.e. food, beverages and merchandise inside the venue. Watch out for information closer to the event on how to get your wristband, how you can prepare yourself and how you can save time when entering the venue.

All Black Tours

With great memories, the new host city of Hamilton promises a reflection on all the best moments of the Sevens, with a vibrant new spin. All Blacks Tours are excited to offer you the opportunity to be There for the action. Looking for a hassle free weekend away? Let All Blacks Tours take care of your ticket and transport so you can enjoy the party. Tickets are incredibly limited, don’t miss out! Buy now!

Competition

Simply follow us on Instagram – nzsevens and you will go in the draw to win two white zone tickets to the HSBC NZ Sevens 2018!

If you have already liked us on Instagram all you have to do is like our latest post.

Terms and Conditions

With just under two months to go until the HSBC New Zealand Sevens 2018 there is still plenty of exciting news to be revealed! Make sure you follow us on social media to make sure you hear about all the other awesome things that will make the 2018 HSBC NZ Sevens THE Summer event this February!