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Women's Sevens Challenge

Oceania Rugby Women's Sevens Challenge
Senior Women's Sevens Tournament

The Oceania Rugby Women's Sevens Championship is Oceania Rugby’s premier senior women's sevens rugby event and was introduced in 2008.

All Member Unions are eligible to participate.

The Oceania Rugby Women's Sevens Championship serves as qualification tournament for:

  • World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series
  • Rugby World Cup 7's
  • Olympic Games
  • Commonwealth Games

The current Oceania Rugby Women's Sevens Champions is Australia who claimed the title during the 2019 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship in Suva, Fiji.

During the same tournament Fijiana 7's also earned qualification to the Tokyo Olympics, while Samoa and Papua New Guinea qualified for the final Olympic repecharge tournament in Monaco 2021. Papua New Guinea also qualified for the 2020 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series.

Manusina XV's Sui Pauaraisa Cleared to Play for Round 3
Maddi Levi, Charlotte Caslick and Faith Nathan will all take part in this week's Oceania 7s at Ballymore. Photo: Getty Images
Australia name stacked squads for Oceania 7s as Fiji, Tonga, Samoa chase Olympic glory
Teams buzzing ahead of Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship for place at Paris Olympics
New framework for the future of the Sevens World Series designed to attract a younger, more diverse and global fanbase (Photo: World Rugby)
Sevens World Series reimagination set to grow fans and revenues
HSBC Sevens Captains gather ahead of Dubai event (Photo: World Rugby)
Rugby sevens ready to reach new heights in Dubai
Papua New Guinea Womens and Tonga Mens declared winners of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Challenge
Masuisuimatamaalii Tauasa Pauaraisa in action against Papua New Ginea on Day One of Oceania Rugby Sevens Challenge (Photo: Erick lucero)
PNG Palais and Manusina set up a rematch for place in the Challenger Series
Papua New Guinea defeat Samoa on day one of 2022 Oceania Rugby Sevens Challenge
Papua New Guinea undefeated on Day One
Oceania Rugby Trina Edwards

Fixtures and Results


The Oceania region features the world's top performers in Rugby Sevens, this includes the current Olympic Gold Medalists Australia, and current Commonwealth Games, RWC Sevens and World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series Champions New Zealand.

The last edition of the Oceania Rugby Women's Sevens Championship in 2019 was the seventh edition of the event, and the fifth time the men's and women's sevens championships have been combined.

Since 2017 the combined Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships encourages equal opportunities for Women's rugby Oceania and beyond. This has seen Nauru (2018), New Caledonia (2018) and Vanuatu (2019) field a women's team at an international event.

In 2019 the Canadian and Japan SDS Women's teams became the first non-regional team to participate in the Oceania Rugby Women's Sevens Championship.

Honour Board of Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship
  • 2020: Not held - due to COVID-19
  • 2019: Australia
  • 2018: Australia
  • 2017: New Zealand
  • 2016: Australia
  • 2015: Fiji
  • 2014: New Zealand
  • 2013: Australia
  • 2012: New Zealand
  • 2011: Not held
  • 2010: Not held
  • 2009: Not held
  • 2008: Australia