The All Blacks Sevens have been one of the most successful international sevens team in the world, competing regularly on the World Rugby Sevens World Series circuit, which the team has won 12 times.
The All Blacks Sevens have twice lifted the Rugby World Cup of Sevens, in 2001 and 2013 and won four Commonwealth Games gold medals.
The All Blacks Sevens team was first selected in 1973 and attended a major international tournament for the first time in 1983 - the famous Hong Kong Sevens.
All Blacks Sevens players have won the World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year on five occasions; Afeleke Pelenise (2007), DJ Forbes (2008), Tomasi Cama (2012) and Tim Mikkelson (2013). DJ Forbes holds the record for most appearances having appeared in 85 tournaments and played in 428 matches.