The World Rugby Sevens Series is an annual series of rugby sevens (a variant of Rugby Union) tournaments, competed for by international sides.
The series was first held in the 1999-2000 season, with New Zealand being the most successful country with 13 titles. The All Blacks Sevens are also the most recent champions, having won the shortened 2019 -2020 series.
When is the World Rugby Sevens Series?
The World Rugby Sevens Series is held annually, usually beginning in December and finishing in June.
Where is the World Rugby Sevens Series?
The 2019-2020 World Rugby Sevens Series was due to be played across 10 different venues:
- United Arab Emirates (Dubai) – The Sevens
- South Africa (Cape Town) – Cape Town Stadium
- New Zealand (Hamilton) – Waikato Stadium
- Australia (Sydney) – Bankwest Stadium
- USA (Los Angeles) – Dignity Health Sports Park
- Canada (Vancouver) – BC Place
- Hong Kong (Hong Kong) – Hong Kong Stadium
- Singapore (Singapore) – National Stadium
- England (London) – Twickenham Stadium
- France (Paris) – Stade Jean-Bouin
Who is competing in the World Rugby Sevens Series?
A group of 15 “core teams” are invited to compete in each of the events of the series each season based on their performance in the previous season. The core teams for the 2019-2020 season were: South Africa, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, England, USA, Argentina, Kenya, Canada, Samoa, Spain, Scotland, France, Wales and Ireland.
A 16th team is usually invited by World Rugby to compete in each leg of the series.
How do I get there?
Travel information for each of the legs will be available (where applicable) by clicking on each of the venue links above.
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How do I get tickets to the World Rugby Sevens Series?
Ticketing information for each of the legs will be available (where applicable) by clicking on each of the venue links above.
Alternatively, consult the official website here.
Last Updated on July 17, 2021 by Sports Tourist