Sevens Rugby

Sevens Rugby

 

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series consists of ten tournaments beginning in Dubai and ending in London. The USA Sevens Rugby tournament is the only Series tournament in the United States and is played in Las Vegas, N.V. The Las Vegas Invitational Rugby Tournament is also played that week.

HSBC Women’s Rugby Sevens Series

The HSBC Women’s Rugby Sevens Series consists of six tournaments beginning in Dubai and ending in Clermont-Ferrand. The USA Sevens Rugby tournament is the only Series tournament in the United States and is played in Las Vegas, N.V. The Las Vegas Invitational Rugby Tournament is also played that week.

Rugby World Cup Sevens

The Rugby World Cup Sevens is usually held every 3-4 years and on July 20-22, 2018 will be held in San Francisco.

 

Super Sevens Rugby

There will also be a new professional league starting in 2018, Super Sevens Rugby. The first season, men’s and women’s matches will be played in several cities with host cities determined for the second season. This league is part of United World Sports.

Olympics

Olympic Rugby Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens began with the Rio Olympics in 2016. Rugby sevens proved to be among the most popular Olympic sports and will continue in 2020 In Japan and in 2024 in Paris. The 2028 games will be held in Los Angeles and it is hoped that rugby will be part of those games and in future Summer Games.