RUBY TUI - From childhood adversity to star of the best women’s rugby team in the world
Rugby Sevens is a sport like no other. It the most diverse, exciting and unexpected sport on the planet. It’s players, coaches and fans have unique stories – of dedication, of hardship and of sheer ambition – that are unmatched in any other sport. In the world’s most surprising sport we tell those stories.
Ruby Tui never had anything come easy. A fractured childhood was spent between homes. She knew that her life could go down two paths, and that the wrong one could be disastrous. Rugby was the force that guided her down the right path.
She has gone on to become one of the best rugby sevens players in the world. Star of the all-conquering New Zealand Black Ferns. Her incredible dedication and hard work has taken her from early challenges to top of her sport.