The 2022-23 season of World Rugby Sevens is going to Cape Town with the upcoming 3rd event, World Rugby Sevens South Africa 2022 of calendar. It is scheduled to begin this Friday, November 9th.
World Rugby Sevens is a popular international rugby sevens series. It has been held annually since the inauguration in 1999 by the World Rugby.
The 2022 World Rugby Sevens series is the 24th season of the series. This year’s sponsor is HSBC. Therefore, the series’ official title is “HSBC World Rugby Sevens” this year.
There will be 11 different legs this year. The upcoming 3rd leg is scheduled for South Africa’s Cape Town. The event will feature competition for both men’s and women’s disciplines. Both competitions will be divided in group and knockout stage.
For men’s competition, a total of 16 international teams will be participating. They will be divided in 4 different group pools. While 12 international teams are selected to participate in the women’s discipline. They will be divided in 3 pools with 4 teams in each.
Below is detailed information on the schedule, live stream and other aspects of the upcoming rugby sevens event.
When will the event be held?
- Date: Friday, December 09, 2022
- Time: 05:00 a.m. ET
The upcoming event of World Rugby Sevens series in South Africa is scheduled to initiate this Friday, December 9, 2022. The first match of group stage will begin at 05:00 a.m. ET. The event is set to run for 3 days.
World Rugby Sevens South Africa 2022 Schedule:
|December 9, 2022||World Rugby Sevens Series Men||Group Stage||07:22 a.m.|
|World Rugby Sevens Series Women||Group Stage||05:00 a.m.|
|December 10, 2022||World Rugby Sevens Series Men||Group & Knockout Stage||01:45 a.m.|
|World Rugby Sevens Series Women||Group & Knockout Stage||04:57 a.m.|
|December 11, 2022||World Rugby Sevens Series Men||Playoff||01:00 a.m.|
|World Rugby Sevens Series Women||Playoff||02:34 a.m.|
World Rugby Sevens South Africa 2022 Venue:
- Venue: Cape Town Stadium
- Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town’s beautiful soccer and rugby union stadium, the Cape Town Stadium will host the upcoming international rugby sevens series event. The stadium is home to the Premier Soccer League clubs – Cape Town Spurs and Cape Town City. Alternatively known as Green Point Stadium, it is located near Fritz Sonnenberg Road of Green Point in Cape Town, South Africa.
Where to Watch the event?
- Australia – BeIN Sport, Kayo Sports
- United States- NBC
Both BeIN Sport and Kayo Sports are the official tv distributors of World Rugby Sevens South Africa 2022 in Australia. The upcoming South African event will be live telecast on both channels. While in the United States, rugby fans can enjoy the event live via NBC Sport.
Where to Live Stream World Rugby Sevens South Africa 2022?
- HSBC Sevens Series 2023 App
- HSBC Sevens Series 2023 match centre
- NBC Sport
- YouTube TV
The World Rugby Sevens series of 2022-23 season will be officially available to be live streamed on YouTube TV. Additionally, NBC Sport will provide live stream via their online platform. Furthermore, Japanese and European fans can live stream the event via HSBC Sevens Series 2023 android app and online match centre.
World Rugby Sevens South Africa 2022 Group Draw:
Below is the list of draw pool for upcoming World Rugby Sevens South Africa 2022’s group stage –
- HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Men
|Pool A||Pool B||Pool C||Pool D|
|South Africa||Ireland||New Zealand||USA|
- HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Women
|Pool A||Pool B||Pool C|