Newly relaunched HSBC SVNS to kick off in December

Newly relaunched HSBC SVNS to kick off in December

By Alipate Narawa
Wednesday 19/07/2023

Launching in December the HSBC SVNS festivals will provide the annual platform for the world’s best sevens plauyers to shine with 12 men’s and women’s teams sharing a global stage at the same locations, with new tournaments in Perth from January 26th to 28th and in Madrid from 31st May to 2nd June.

The HSBC SVNS, World Rugby’s revamped and rebranded global celebration of rugby sevens across eight iconic cities as a rugby event, festival and a must-attend experience set in some of the world’s most exciting locations.

Kicking off in Dubai, UAE – 2-3 December, 2023 , Cape Town, South Africa – 9-10 December, 2023, Perth, Australia – 26-28 January, 2024, Vancouver, Canada – 23-25 February, 2024, Los Angeles, USA – 2-3 March, 2024, Hong Kong SAR, China – 5-7 April 2024, Singapore, Singapore – 3-5 May 2024, Madrid, Spain – 31 May-2 June, 2024.

World Rugby Chief Executive Alan Gilpin says they are excited to be launching HSBC SVNS, the supercharged new identity with the Olympic format, with iconic destinations and a new concept on and off the field, broadening the reach and appeal of the sport beyond its traditional audiences.

Gilpin says their ambition is for SVNS to be at the forefront of their growth strategy, appealing to a younger, leisure-hungry audience.

The Executive says in eight iconic destinations played over seven months, they will bring together a truly immersive festival of rugby, music, food and experiences to create the ultimate weekend-long get together for young people, the hottest ticket and open a new era for the sport.

The top eight placed teams, based on cumulative series points, at the conclusion of Singapore SVNS will secure their opportunity to compete in the new ‘winner takes all’ Grand Final in Madrid, where the women’s and men’s SVNS champions will be crowned.


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