The World Rugby Council announces that South Africa is hosting the eighth edition of the World Rugby Sevens Series in September 2022 and the finals hosted in Cape Town. This marks the first time that the World Cup Sevens is hosted in an African country.
The event sees 24 of the world’s best men’s sevens teams and the top 16 women’s teams coming to Cape Town to compete for the world cup at Green Point Stadium. All teams compete over the course of three days to determine the champions.
Founded in 1993, the Rugby World Cup Sevens is the premier stand-alone international rugby sevens competition outside the Olympic Games. The event is contested every four years, with tournaments for men’s and women’s national teams co-hosted at the same venues. It is organised by World Rugby, the sport’s governing body.
Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town
Time: Various | TBC
Cost: Various | TBC