Previous champions set to battle for glory at HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens

SINGAPORE: The HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens returns to the Nationwide Stadium on the Singapore Sports activities Hub on Apr 8 and 9 that includes star-studded groups comparable to Fiji, three-time champions of the Singapore leg, together with previous champions of the Singapore version – South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, and Kenya. Different groups battling to emerge as champions on the Nationwide Stadium are Argentina, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, Eire, Japan, Samoa, Spain, Uruguay and the USA. 

Tickets for the event are actually on sale, ranging from $39 for teens (aged 4–17) and $69 for adults. Household ticket packages are additionally out there, ranging from $149 for 4 individuals. Rugby followers should buy their tickets right here

Singapore is the ninth of 11 tournaments within the males’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Collection 2022/2023 season. In 2019, Singapore introduced that it might proceed to host the occasion for an additional 4 years till at the least 2023. The Republic first hosted the event in 2002, which noticed New Zealand successful the inaugural version with a 21-17 win over Argentina. Fiji is the one workforce to have received the Singapore leg thrice, in 2006, 2008, and 2022. Final 12 months, Fiji defeated New Zealand 28-17 within the remaining on the Singapore Sports activities Hub.

The 2022/2023 World Rugby Seven Collection began in November final 12 months, with Australia seeing off Fiji 20-17 within the Cup remaining on the Hong Kong Stadium. There have been two legs in Dec, with South Africa defeating Eire 21-5 in Dubai and Samoa with a 12-7 win over New Zealand in Cape City, South Africa. Earlier this 12 months, in January, the World Rugby Sevens resumed its motion in Hamilton. However the hosts did not capitalise on home-ground benefit, as New Zealand had been defeated 14-12 by Argentina. However New Zealand bounced again within the subsequent leg in Sydney as they trounced South Africa 38-0 within the Cup remaining on the Allianz Stadium.

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There can be three extra legs earlier than the rugby sevens make their approach to the Singapore Sports activities Hub. The event can be performed in Los Angeles, USA, from 25-26 Feb, and in Vancouver, Canada, from 3-5 March. Hong Kong will host the sequence for a second time from 30 Mar to 2 Apr. New Zealand is at the moment high of the World Rugby Seven Collection rating with 85 factors. South Africa is second with 76 factors, and Samoa is third with 68 factors. 

This 12 months’s version additionally comes full of scrumptious meals, enjoyable actions and distinctive engagements for followers and spectators of all ages. There can be actions for youngsters aged six and beneath to get pleasure from on the Tremendous Mart and Sizzling Wheels zones, whereas youngsters aged seven to 12 can get their groove on on the Curler Children and Curler Disco Zones. There can be instructors current, and equipment out there to be used, newbies to execs are welcome to skate away. 

If rugby isn’t adrenaline-pumping sufficient, followers could be one with the power and prepare to be Jedi (or Sith) with Singapore’s personal Saber Authority. Get hands-on expertise with varied lightsaber preventing types – and even perhaps a duel of the fates.


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