As we move further into the year, the XXIV season of the annual World Rugby Sevens is quickly reaching its end. Read the article to learn about the upcoming Rugby Sevens Hong Kong 2023 in detail.
The ongoing season of World Rugby Sevens has already completed 7 out of the 11 calendar events for this season with success. Most recently, Rugby Sevens Vancouver completed on March 5th, which saw Argentina crowned as champions.
The latest Rugby Sevens Hong Kong is scheduled to start on Friday. A total of 14 teams will participate in the event. The competition will be divided into two stages – the group stage and the playoffs stage. During the group stage, participating teams will be divided into three groups of four.
New Zealand is currently leading the standings, with two event wins from Sydney and Loss Angeles in addition to the two runners-up and 3rd placement. While Argentina is trailing them with 108 points thanks to two wins from Hamilton and most recently Vancouver.
Keep reading for more like the schedule, live stream, and venue information of the upcoming Hong Kong-based rugby 8s event.
When is the Rugby Sevens Hong Kong 2023?
- Date: Friday, March 31, 2023
- Time: 11:00 p.m. ET
Rugby Sevens Hong Kong is scheduled to begin this Friday, March 31, 2023. The event will kick off with a game between New Zealand and Kenya rugby sevens team at 11:00 p.m. ET.
Rugby Sevens Hong Kong 2023 Schedule:
|Friday, March 31, 2023||Group Stage||11:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 01, 2023||Group Stage||11:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 02, 2023||Semifinal||11:40 p.m.|
How to watch the rugby seven games on TV?
- beIN Sports – Australia
- Teledeporte – Spain
- NBC – USA
- iCable – Hong Kong
Organizers of the Rugby sevens have announced multiple TV partnership to provide global coverage of their events this year. In Australia, beIN Sports will be airing the upcoming Rugby Sevens Hong Kong 2023. While Teledeporte will provide coverage in Spain. Fans in the United States can catch the rugby seven games on NBC Sports. Also, viewers from Hong Kong can view the event via iCable channel 76 and 77.
How to Live Stream Rugby Sevens Hong Kong 2023?
- CBC Player
- World Rugby Match Centre
- YouTube TV
Canadian viewers of the rugby sevens can watch the event online through CBC player. International viewers can stream the event live through HSBC Rugby Sevens’ official platform, the “World Rugby Match Centre.” The platform also has a dedicated mobile app for both Android and iOS. Furthermore, with YouTube TV anyone can get access to the event through 100+ sports channels with language exclusive streams on specific regions.
A total of 24 international rugby seven teams competing in the ongoing World Rugby Sevens XXIV. However, only 16 of them qualified to participate in the Upcoming Rugby Sevens Hong Kong 2023. Here is the official group distribution chart –
|Pool A||Pool B||Pool C||Pool D|
|Fiji||Great Britain||Spain||South Africa|