DJ Forbes captained the New Zealand Rugby Sevens team, leading it to a gold medal at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games and silver at Glasgow 2014. He was also in the squad which placed fifth at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Forbes is an iconic player who debuted for the national team in 2006. Since then he has featured in 89 World Series tournaments and played in a record 512 World Series games, scoring 153 tries along the way. He is the most capped player in world rugby sevens history and is renowned for his physicality and bustling defence. Forbes retired in 2017.

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DJ's Games History

  • Olympic Summer Games Rio 2016

    • Rugby - Sevens (Rugby Sevens - Men)
      Men's Placing 5-6 17-14
      Men's Placing 5-8 24-19
      Men's Quarterfinal 1 7-12
      Men's Pool C - Game 3 19-21
      Men's Pool C - Game 2 28-5
      Men's Pool C - Game 1 12-14
      Placed 5 of 12
  • Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014

    • Rugby - Sevens (Rugby Sevens - Men)
      Gold Medal Match 12-17
      Medal Semi-finals 19-7
      Medal Quarter-finals 19-7
      Prelim -Pool A Match 5 59-0
      Prelim -Pool A Match 3 17-14
      Prelim -Pool A Match 1 39-0
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  • Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

    • Rugby - Sevens (Rugby Sevens - Men)
      Final 24-17
      3rd and 4th
      Plate - Winner Match 35 vs Winner Match 36
      Bowl - Winner Match 33 vs Winner Match 34
      Winner Match 31 vs Winner Match 32
      Winner Match 29 vs Winner Match 30 32-12
      Plate - Loser Match 31 vs Loser Match 32
      Plate - Loser Match 29 vs Loser Match 30
      Bowl - Winner Match 27 vs Winner Match 28
      Bowl - Winner Match 25 vs Winner Match 26
      1st Pool B vs 2nd Pool A
      1st Pool C vs 2nd Pool D
      1st Pool D vs 2nd Pool C
      1st Pool A vs 2nd Pool B 31-10
      Bowl - 3rd Pool B vs 4th Pool A
      Bowl - 3rd Pool C vs 4th Pool D
      Bowl - 3rd Pool D vs 4th Pool C
      Bowl - 3rd Pool A vs 4th Pool B
      New Zealand vs Scotland 43-0
      New Zealand vs Guyana 52-0
      New Zealand vs Canada 43-7
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