This is the World Rugby Sevens Series

This is the World Rugby Sevens Series

Munich – 2020 will give even rugby enthusiasts their value for money.

Because will broadcast the men’s tournaments in the World Rugby Sevens Series in a free live stream from 25 January. The World Rugby Seven Series is the most famous tournament series in Rugby 7, and true top-class rugby can be expected.

When will it be played?

The first two match days took place in Dubai and Cape Town on two days each in December. The next match day is scheduled from January 25 to January 26. Other dates: 1st February to 2nd February, 29th February to 1st March, 7th to 8th March, 3rd to 5th April, 11th to 12th April, 23rd to 24th May and 30th May to 31st May, 2020.

Where is the game played?

In total, the Men’s World Rugby Seven Series will be held in ten different cities. After Dubai and Cape Town, the next tournament will be held in Hamilton, the capital of Fiji. Other locations are Sydney, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Paris.

Which nations participate?

The tournament series consists of a total of 16 teams in the field of participants. Of these, 15 teams are core teams that participate in each round of the series. One more nation is invited per tournament.

Overview of the main teams this season: Australia, England, New Zealand, Wales, Argentina, Kenya, Fiji, France, Spain, South Africa, Canada, Ireland, Samoa, USA and Scotland. The current title holder of the series, which has been held since 1999, is the Fiji Islands. The record winner is New Zealand, having won twelve titles.

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What are the main rules?

The main difference is the smaller number of players, instead of 15, teams get seven players per team. So the game speed is high and the total playing time is shortened. National teams can collect so-called series points in a total of ten tournaments. At the end of the season, an overall winner will be selected based on the points accumulated during the series.

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