World Rugby Sevens XXIV Series is headed to Los Angeles this week for the 6th event, Rugby Sevens USA 2023 of this season.
The Rugby USA Sevens is a long-running rugby sevens competition. It has been a regular event under the annual Rugby Sevens series since 2003-04. Upcoming Rugby USA Sevens 2023 will mark the 20th addition to the event. The event along with its parent series will act as a qualifier for the upcoming Olympic games 2024.
Like every year, the USA event is again listed for the World Rugby Sevens XXIV calendar. It will be a two-day event. The tournament will be divided in two stages, group stage and the playoff stage.
Following the group stage, the top two teams of each pool will advance to the playoff stage, while the bottom two teams of every pool will compete for the lower placements. All 16 qualified Rugby sevens teams of this season will compete in the event.
5 events have already competed successfully during the ongoing Rugby Sevens season. Right now, New Zealand (85 points) is sitting at the leading position in the series standings. While, South Africa (76 points) are following them at 2nd place.
Information on the upcoming Rugby USA Seven 2023’s schedule, tv, live stream, and team distribution are added below.
When is the Rugby Sevens USA 2023?
- Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023
- Time: 12:15 p.m. ET / 09:15 a.m. PST
The latest Rugby USA Sevens is scheduled to start this Saturday, February 25, 2023. It will be a two-day event. The first day games will initiate with the game between Great Britain and Argentina at 09:15 a.m. PST / 12:15 p.m. ET.
Rugby Sevens USA 2023 Schedule:
|Saturday, February 25, 2023||Group Stage||9:15 a.m. – 7.20 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 26, 2023||Playoff Stage||8:55 a.m. – 5.40 p.m.|
How to watch the rugby seven games on TV?
Rugby Sevens series 2023 organizers have enlisted multiple broadcast partnerships with various media organizations in most countries to provide international tv coverage of the upcoming Rugby Sevens USA 2023 event. Below are the officially announced broadcast channels and their coverage countries of the upcoming event –
- beIN Sports – Australia
- Teledeporte – Spain
- NBC – USA
How to Live Stream Rugby USA Sevens 2023?
- Rugby Europe
Viewers from all around the world can watch the upcoming Rugby Sevens series event through the HSBC World Rugby’s official streaming platform “World Rugby Match Centre.” Access to the Live streams will not require any subscription or extra change. The match centre platform has its own mobile app, available on both Android and iOS. Furthermore, FloRugby announced that exclusive live streams and the latest update on the upcoming event will be available for their subscribers within the region.
Rugby Sevens USA 2023 Team Distribution:
A total of 16 international rugby sevens teams are participating in the upcoming Rugby Sevens USA 2023 event. The teams have been divided into pool of 4 for the group stage. Below is the officially announced team distribution –
|Pool A||Pool B||Pool C||Pool D|
|New Zealand||South Africa||Fiji||France|