Tasman and Manawatu crowned National Champions

Tasman and Manawatu crowned National Champions A thrilling day of finals rugby treated fans in Tauranga today with Tasman and Manawatu claiming the respective men’s and women’s TECT National Sevens titles. It was a maiden crown for Tasman, who were beaten finalists in January but managed to go one better with an

Provincial Unions prepare for battle at National Sevens

Provincial Unions prepare for battle at National Sevens This month’s TECT National Sevens will feature 16 provincial unions who qualified at the Northern, Central and Southern Regional Qualifiers held on Saturday. 16 men’s and 12 women’s teams will vie for top honours on December 15 and 16 at the Tauranga Domain. In the

NATIONAL SEVENS Regional Draws 2018

NATIONAL SEVENS TEAMS TEAMS TO QUALIFY IN SOUTHERN, NORTHERN AND CENTRAL REGIONAL SEVENS TOURNAMENTS Teams from the 19 Provincial Unions have to qualify to attend at the National Event in Tauranga. The teams are divided into pools of four teams, who play a round-robin within the pool. The top two teams in each

Six talented athletes emerge from Red Bull Ignite7

Six players have emerged from the inaugural Red Bull Ignite7 talent search in Auckland to claim a place at the 2019 All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens National Development Camp. Three women’s players Isla Norman-Bell, Mererangi Paul and Kalyn Takitimu-Cook and three men’s players William Warbrick, Chay Fihaki and Jacob


It was announced late last year the National Sevens tournament would take place in Tauranga with the tournament being shifted from January to December to boost the number of top level players available to play. Today we are pleased to announce TECT as the new principal funder for the National Sevens