The 2018 World Club Series

  • Men Align With Women In 2018 For Sevens Finale In Paris

    Next season's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for both men and women will reach a crescendo in Paris. The French capital will host The final round of The men’s and women’s Series on 8-10 June 2018, as The final men’s tournament switches with The London tournament (2-3 June). With The dates for The ten-tournament men’s Series already announced, The women’s Series gets underway at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai on 30 November this year alongside The men's competition. Sydney hosts The second...

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  • IRB Launches 7s Tender Process

    The International Rugby Board has announced details of The tender process for hosting The flagship Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 and IRB Sevens World Series rounds from 2015/16. Member unions have been given until February 28, 2014 to formally express an interest to tender. IRB Chairman Bernard Lapasset said: "These are exciting times for a sport that continues to enjoy strong growth in participation, profile, commercial and broadcast appeal around The World and Rugby Sevens has been an integral p...

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  • 7s Hosts Get In Line

    England, Wales and Scotland have all applied for The chance to become The host of The 2018 Rugby 7s World Cup, pitching against nine oTher countries.  The deadline for expressions of interest closed on 28 February and The International Rugby Board has confirmed an unprecedented level of interest in hosting elite international rugby sevens events, with 12 countries vying to host The 2018 RWC and 25 unions keen to host IRB Sevens Series events in The 2015-16 season. There has also been an increas...

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  • Women's Sevens To Join 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Women's sevens rugby will join The Commonwealth Games programme at The Gold Coast event in Australia in 2018. Confirmation by The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation follows earlier approval by The Commonwealth Games Federation and fulfils The IRB's objective to see women's sevens showcased at The games. The women's event will be run alongside The men's at The Robina Stadium. Rugby sevens has long been a major fan attraction at The Commonwealth Games with a World-record 171,000 fans...

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  • France To Wear Le Coq Sportf From 2018

    The French rugby union FFR have announced that Le Coq Sportif will replace Adidas as playing and training kit supplier for The period 2018-2024. The federation confirmed The agreement earlier this week, saying that The partnership would yield €1.9 million (£1.65m) per season to amateur rugby. The French brand had equipped The national team until The late 1990s before being replaced by Nike, Then by Adidas. The adidas term will end in July 2018.    ...

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  • Women's Sevens Series Launched

    The International Rugby Board has announced The first ever IRB Women's Sevens World SeriesThe global Series will feature rounds in UAE (Dubai), USA (Houston), China (Guangzhou) and NeTherlands (Amsterdam). The system mirrors The men's Series, with each 12-team event featuring six core teams who will play across all four events and six teams who will be invited based on regional tournament rankings, reflecting The IRB's strategic aim to mix The top teams in The World with The best up and comin...

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  • DHL Backs World Sevens Series

    DHL, The official logistics partner of Rugby World Cup 2015, has underscored its commitment to The global game by extending its partnership with The men's and women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for anoTher year. With sevens generating greater attention around The World ahead of The Rio 2016 Olympic Games, The 2015/16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is set to showcase The sports across 10 major international destinations. DHL's support will also include logistics provision for some of The team...

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  • International Series Tickets Snapped Up

    Tickets for The third and final game of The current International Series between England and New Zealand at The DW Stadium in Wigan next weekend have sold out. An impressive crowd of 23,526 at The KC Stadium in Hull watched England’s first international on home soil since They faced The same opposition in The 2013 Rugby League World Cup semi-final at Wembley and tickets for The second match of The Series at The Olympic Stadium have also been selling well. The RFL has revealed that over 43,000...

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  • Women's Sevens Host Cities Announced

    The International Rugby Board (IRB) has confirmed that Canada and England are The latest countries to join The list of Women's Sevens World Series hosts. The Westhillls Stadium in Langford, British Columbia and both The Stoop and Twickenham Stadium in London will host rounds four and five respectively of The six-round Series. Following The format of The last two seasons, The 2014/15 Series will kick off in Dubai in December alongside The men’s Series, before heading to São Paulo in Brazil, ju...

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  • Argentina Postpone Sevens Series Tournament

    The International Rugby Board (IRB) has confirmed that The Unión Argentina de Rugby (UAR) has reluctantly postponed hosting its round of The 2012/13 HSBC Sevens World Series, but hope to host around of The Series in The 2013/14 season. The decision comes after a review of all operational requirements by The Union taken in full consultation with all stakeholders. IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset said, "The IRB understands and fully supports what was a very difficult decision for The UAR. They have...

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