1. 56962

      New Zealand

      Bradley Dixon | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: New Zealand
      It's short, it's exciting and it gives smaller nations who otherwise have limited success at olympic games, a chance for success
    2. 56889

      New Zealand

      Andrew Lamb | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: All Blacks
      because its a major sport and should be more recognized world wide
    3. 56729

      New Zealand

      Patrick Luke | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: New Zealand
      coz we're good at it, and we like medals.
    4. 56228

      New Zealand

      Clare Tanner | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: Hurricanes
      Rugby is a unifying sport, an excellent example of community and all of the Olympic ideaology - from grass roots right the way through to the elite!
    5. 56209

      New Zealand

      Mike Copeland | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: Old Boys University
      International interest, passionate competitors and supporters, no performance enhancing drugs, skill not money drives results
    6. 56168

      New Zealand

      Dan Prain | New Zealand

    7. 55866

      New Zealand

      willie paki | New Zealand | Tauranga

      My team: Matapihi
      Fast, exciting, action!!!
    8. 55783

      New Zealand

      clive strother | New Zealand | hamilton

      My team: waikato
      Sevens rugby presents a opportunity for many countries to do well, not just the established, traditional rugby powers such as England, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, etc. Kenya, Fiji, Samoa, Portugal, USA are all capable of winning a medal. Sevens is also a growing sport for women. It is a great spectator sport that will appeal to all.
    9. 55754

      New Zealand

      Peter Murphy | New Zealand | Canberra

      My team: All Blacks
      Its the greatest arm wrestle on earth - the question should be - why not!?
    10. 55729

      New Zealand

      Patrick Luke | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: Hurricanes
      Because I would like to represent NZ at it.
    11. 55687

      New Zealand

      Catherine Barclay | New Zealand

    12. 55615

      New Zealand

      Rowan Tumai | New Zealand | Roxburgh

      My team: New Zealand Area Schools Rugby Team
      Because its a world reknowned sport.
    13. 54505

      New Zealand

      jez harris | New Zealand | new plymouth

      My team: taranaki
    14. 54092

      New Zealand

      Gina Hamerton | New Zealand | New Plymouth

      My team: Kenya
      Why not? Fabulous sport - loved by millions, any country can play it.
    15. 53964

      New Zealand

      tony goodall | New Zealand | Hamilton

      My team: Chiefs/ All Blacks
      Rugby is the best sport in the world and it would help more people see how great the genius game is and join us fans!!! Hi
    16. 53963

      New Zealand

      jarrod goodall | New Zealand | hamilton

      My team: all blacks
      it the best game in the world
    17. 53805

      New Zealand

      brad wells | New Zealand | san francisco

      My team: new zealand
    18. 53510

      New Zealand

      Tevita Siulangapo | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: Crusaders!
      Because its a fast growing game that should most definitely bring in some serious cash.
    19. 53507

      New Zealand

      Preti Karan | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: All Blacks
      All kinds of sports players deserve a chance at the olympics Ka Mate!
    20. 53501

      New Zealand

      Rachel Reupena | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: Hurricanes
    21. 53500

      New Zealand

      Rogena Toilolo | New Zealand

    22. 53265

      New Zealand

      Tom Williams | New Zealand | Christchurch

      My team: Canterbury,Crusaders,All Blacks,Blues,Nz Sevens
      Because it doesnt hurt to have another sport at the olympics and rugby would fit in well as it is already at the commenwealth games.
    23. 53223

      New Zealand

      Sothi Kanagasabai | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: New Zealand
    24. 53222

      New Zealand

      Prema Rajah | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: New Zealand
    25. 52950

      New Zealand

      Gareth John | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: the blues
      Its a popular international game, that meets the Olympic criteria of faster and stronger!!!
    26. 52637

      New Zealand

      Tipi Welsh | New Zealand | Christchurch

      My team: Crusaders
      Participants of the game of Rugby are athletes equal to any athlete who currently able to partake in the Olympics. The enterainment value of watching these teams go head to head is priceless.
    27. 51794

      New Zealand

      Angela Christie | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: All Blacks
      its only 80mins a game and you will get viewers around the world watching and lots of supporters going to watch live games. It is an exciting sport and I am a kiwi so Rugby is in my blood
    28. 51767

      New Zealand

      David Mawson | New Zealand

    29. 51751

      New Zealand

      Nicole Christie | New Zealand | Napier

      My team: All Blacks
      because its a game smaller counties like NZ excel at
    30. 51738

      New Zealand

      Teddy Kewene | New Zealand | Whangarei, NZ!

      My team: Northland Taniwha!
      Coz it's global already, much more so than many other sport's already catered to, at the Olympic's!
    31. 51734

      New Zealand

      Kieran Robb | New Zealand

    32. 51676

      New Zealand

      Adam Williams | New Zealand

    33. 51635

      New Zealand

      Paul Dicks | New Zealand | Hamilton

      My team: All Blacks
    34. 51633

      New Zealand

      Chris Thompson | New Zealand | Christchurch

      My team: West Coast
      It's a great spectical and is gaining world wide popularity.
    35. 51613

      New Zealand

      toby bartrum | New Zealand | morrinsville

      My team: morrinsville college under 14
      cause it the best contact sport around
    36. 51477

      New Zealand

      charlie gubb | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: Hunters
      just another thing to put on our multis
    37. 51475

      New Zealand

      sasasa sas | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: adasdsa
      Cause it is a great sport to play
    38. 51463

      New Zealand

      Neil Cotty | New Zealand

    39. 51415

      New Zealand

      sean ross | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: All Blacks
      it is an extremely competitive sport with multiple teams having a chance in all competitions. The Olympics would automatically become the pinnacle event of the sport
    40. 51408

      New Zealand

      DUZ CARE | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: The Dole Bum Team
      cause then we can go tab and bet on it CAREEEE!
    41. 51358

      New Zealand

      Jake Ashby | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: St Pats Under 15 B's
    42. 51357

      New Zealand

      Hinada Martin | New Zealand

    43. 51356

      New Zealand

      charlie gubb | New Zealand | wellington

      My team: league HUNTERS
      its good to watch
    44. 51355

      New Zealand

      Carl Filo | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: Hurricanes
      Rugby is a world recognised sport today and it's a shame not to see it on the biggest stage of all where it deserves to be. Rugby has been knocking on the door for a long time and i think it should now be open
    45. 51353

      New Zealand

      chantelle dobbe | New Zealand

    46. 51349

      New Zealand

      Don Black | New Zealand

    47. 51278

      New Zealand

      greg blake | New Zealand | Palmerston North

      My team: College old boys
      because it is a game of physical prowess and mental stamina
    48. 51242

      New Zealand

      Shaun Bovey | New Zealand | christchurch

      My team: new zealand
      because it is a great global sport and 7s rugby is quick and can be finished in 2 days look at the following of the 7s circuit around the world. and new zealand can get a gold
    49. 51185

      New Zealand

      James King | New Zealand | Edinburgh

      My team: All Blacks
    50. 51121

      New Zealand

      Angela Hodge | New Zealand | Hamilton

      My team: Waikato
      Because it is great specator sport.
    51. 50972

      New Zealand

      Jason Haitana | New Zealand | Waitakere

      My team: Northland and All Blacks
      Because people from all walks of life and cultures have a chance to `come together
    52. 50970

      New Zealand

      gael goodall | New Zealand | Hamilton

      My team: Chiefs
      Because its a top sport
    53. 50966

      New Zealand

      Alzbeta Bouskova | New Zealand | Auckland

    54. 50844

      New Zealand

      Royce Sharplin | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: Bay of Plenty
      Because it is the greatest game EVER!!
    55. 50792

      New Zealand

      Simon Cox | New Zealand | Wanganui

      My team: Wanganui Province Supporter
      Fast-paced, action-packed, lots of games in one day with a festival atmosphere and lots of different countries and styles and possible upsets. Keeps you on the edge of your seat!
    56. 50622

      New Zealand

      Kaaran Prime | New Zealand | London

      My team: Wellington Hurricanes
      It is fast (both game play and game length) and exciting.
    57. 50609

      New Zealand

      Kelly Moir | New Zealand | Dunedin

      My team: Highlanders
      Peoples game
    58. 50592

      New Zealand

      Jo Fyfe | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: All Blacks
      Because it is a national sport and very well watched and would increase the number of spectators and income to the Olympics
    59. 50571

      New Zealand

      Ma Dreaneen | New Zealand | Rewiti

      My team: Kumeu Rugby
      Rugby is the most popular oval ball sport in the world. It should be in the Olympics because the Olympics needs an oval ball sport. Rugby is also a game of sportsmanship, fairplay and camaraderie.
    60. 50392

      New Zealand

      Gary Crofts | New Zealand | Christchurch

      My team: All Blacks
      Because it is so popular.
    61. 50391

      New Zealand

      Darryl Holt | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: All Blacks
      It is a world wide game enjoyed by all and along with the excitement of watching it for all ages it will also be marketing it to countries that are also not so familar with the game.
    62. 50179

      New Zealand

      Andy Nikora | New Zealand | Brisbane, Australia

      My team: All Blacks
      crowd appealing team sport for both male & female
    63. 50105

      New Zealand

      fennel mason | New Zealand | london

      My team: all blacks
      rugby is one of the best games in the world, with a larger audience every year, its a global sport
    64. 50080

      New Zealand

      Angela Lo | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: All Blacks
      To get more people to play rugby!
    65. 50063

      New Zealand

      Sam Nowland | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: West Roosters
    66. 50038

      New Zealand

      kyle hallett | New Zealand | waikato

      My team: morrinsville college 1st XV
      cause its an awsome sport for spectators and players
    67. 50032

      New Zealand

      Aaron Nagel | New Zealand

    68. 49924

      New Zealand

      Dave Boon | New Zealand

      Far more relevant than golf, played competitively by so many nations... Golf has the majors and doesn't need to be in the Olympics!
    69. 49901

      New Zealand

      Matthew Crawford | New Zealand

    70. 49896

      New Zealand

      Michael Wood | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: All Blacks
      Has far more people watching than other olympic sports and more and more modern games are being added to the olympics showing what people are trending towards
    71. 49871

      New Zealand

      Robb Wilson | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: The Auckland Blues
      Rugby is a fast, physically and mentally demanding game which tests not only an individuals skills but a whole teams capacity to communicate evaluate and execute game plans, set plays and spur of the moment break downs. These are skills seen in olympic sports right across the board, all embodied in the one sport.. this is why rugby should be an olympic sport.
    72. 49861

      New Zealand

      James von Batenburg | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: Auckland
    73. 49857

      New Zealand

      Anthony Manning | New Zealand | Auckland

      My team: All Blacks
      It is great entertainment and it will be a good compeitition worthy or the Olympics
    74. 49839

      New Zealand

      Lance Jansen | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: All Blacks
    75. 49832

      New Zealand

      Jeremy Simpson | New Zealand | Adelaide

      My team: All Blacks
      More Gold for NZ
    76. 49821

      New Zealand

      DANIEL Langdon | New Zealand

    77. 49798

      New Zealand

      Dave Brough | New Zealand | Wellington

      My team: All Blacks
      Because it is the greatest sport in the world.
    78. 49796

      New Zealand

      Tim Ogle | New Zealand | Christchurch

      My team: Crusaders
      Because NZ will win!
    79. 49691

      New Zealand

      Shaun Peek | New Zealand | Morrinsville

      My team: Waikato
      Because its a global sport and only getting bigger, let those other countris have a chance to compete at olympic games

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