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

    • Rugby - Sevens (Rugby Sevens - Men) Gold Medal Match: 12-17 Prelim -Pool A Match 1: 39-0 Prelim -Pool A Match 3: 17-14 Prelim -Pool A Match 5: 59-0 Medal Quarter-finals: 19-7 Medal Semi-finals: 19-7 2
  • Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

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