With its inclusion in the Rio Olympics (2016) the VIIs version of rugby union finally confirmed itself as a global sport in its own right. Before that World Rugby's annual World Sevens Series, that is played around the World, had already showcased the sport with a number of countries emerging to challenge the more established tier 1 countries. This page captures those RNRU players who have won caps in the VIIs game at international tournaments.

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Greg Barden - England Sevens and Royal Navy - Image by Getty Images


Barden, Greg - England VIIs and Royal Navy
Born: 8 Feb 1981, Perth, Australia Died:
Rank: Cpl Honours & Awards:
Service Remarks
Country: Int Caps: n/a
Position: RN Caps: 15 First: 205 RN #: 635
CS Caps: 4
Barbarian: 1
Clubs: Bristol, Barbarian, Combined Services
Rugby Remarks
England 7s. Captain 2012.
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Drauniniu, Josh - England VIIs and Royal Navy
Born: 17 Aug 1985, Suva, Fiji Died:
Rank: Logs(CS) Honours & Awards:
Service Remarks
Country: Int Caps: n/a
Position: Wing RN Caps: 15 First: 2004 RN #: 628
CS Caps: 3
Clubs: Exeter Chiefs, Harlequins, London Welsh, Worcester Warriors
Rugby Remarks
Capped for England VIIs in 2008 and again in 2010, named in NL One Team of the Season on three consecutive occasions from 2008-2010
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Straker, Juliana - Trinidad and Tobago and Royal Navy
Born: Died:
Rank: SLt RN Honours & Awards:
Service Remarks
Country: Trinidad & Tobago Int Caps:
Position: Centre RN Caps: 0 First: RN #:
CS Caps:
Rugby Remarks
Captained Trinidad & Tobago at both Viis and XV-a-side
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