World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series 2024

World Rugby Announce 2024 HSBC Sevens Challenger Series Schedule and Teams

The Tier 2 competition to gain promotion to the World Rugby 7s series has been announced along with the qualifying teams. Canada are in the Tier 1 competition but if either the men or women finish in places 9 to 12 at the end of the season, they’ll have to compete against the top 4 from this group in an 8 team tournament, the top 4 earning their place in the 2025 Tier 1 series.

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Rugby World Cup 2027

2027 Rugby World Cup to Feature 24 Teams in Six Pools of Four Teams

World Rugby has been busy today releasing various media releases. This one specifically deals with the 2027 Rugby World Cup. This has significance for Canada obviously as they’re adding 4 more teams and that gives Canada more opportunity to qualify. The details of the qualification process are yet to be revealed.

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World Rugby Updates – October 2023

World Rugby Officially Announces La Vila International Rugby Cup with Spain, Brazil, Canada, USA

Knowledge of the tournament was already out in the public domain last week but World Rugby just announced it officially today.

Spain seem to be embracing rugby more lately, and World Rugby seems to be pushing the sun, fun, rugby theme more. Recall that Spain was the first venue announced for the “new and improved” 7s series that World Rugby rolled out, the 7s series finale will be held in Madrid in June.

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RWC 2023 – Quarter Final Updates

Quarter Finals Set for October 14th & 15th: Thoughts on RWC to Date?

[editor’s comments below]

I’d like to hear readers thoughts on the World Cup to date also your predictions.

Below are my thoughts, plus the latest World Rugby media release is posted below.

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RWC 2023 – Match 1

France v NZ Lineups and Stats

Kickoff noon PT on Friday September 8th, televised on TSN 5.

New Zealand

Fly-half Richie Mo’unga will win his 50th cap after being named in the New Zealand team to face France in the opening game of Rugby World Cup 2023 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis on Friday.

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World Rugby 7s Series – 2023-24

World Rugby Announces 2023-24 7s Series Tournaments: Vancouver Feb 23-25 2024

World Rugby finally released its new format for the 2023-24 7s Series with 8 tournaments world wide with 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams competing at each tournament… and, yes, Vancouver made the list. Who didn’t make the list, England, France, NZ.

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Sevens Challenger Series – 2023

Tonga Men Win World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series and Advance to Repechage Tournament in London; South Africa Women Win and Advance to World Rugby 7s Series Next Season

from World Rugby

After six days of exciting competition in Stellenbosch, South Africa, the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series 2023 came to a climax at Mark├Âtter Stadium on Sunday afternoon with South Africa women and Tonga men being crowned overall tournament champions.

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