29 January, 2022, 7:40 pm Central - 26°C Rain

Hong Kong 7s to serve as 2023 HSBC World Rugby 7s Series opener

Hong Kong 7s to serve as 2023 HSBC World Rugby 7s Series opener

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Thursday 02/12/2021
[image: HKRU]

The Hong Kong 7s be played from the 4th to the 6th of November 2022 and will serve as the opening event of the 2023 HSBC World Rugby 7s Series.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the travel restrictions associated with the global COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament was postponed.

It was supposed to be part of the 2021/2022 World 7s Series that would have originally taken place from the 1st to the 3rd of April 2022.

World Rugby says Hong Kong will host the second event in the 2023 Series in its traditional April window, doubling the enjoyment of this iconic event for fans.

Fiji is the current defending champions winning their 5th consecutive title in 2019.

Meanwhile, the Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team are in Dubai preparing for the second tournament of the first leg of the 2021/2022 World 7s Series.

Fiji will take on France in their first pool match at 5.44pm tomorrow.

They will then play Spain at 9:40pm tomorrow and their last pool game against Argentina is at 1:24am Saturday.

The men's cup quarterfinals starts at 5:44pm on Saturday while the cup semifinals are at 10:24pm on Saturday.

The cup final will kick-off at 3:26am on Sunday.
Spain 7s Malaga

Men's Final -
Mon 24 JanFull TimeArgentina17 - 24South Africa
Women's Final -
Sun 23 JanFull TimeRussia10 - 35USA
Fixtures and Results

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
Current increase in COVID-19 cases represents the beginning of the third wave of COVID-19 in Fiji - Dr Fong
Doctor Fong confirms we have the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the community as cases continue to rise during this 3rd wave of COVID-19 in ...
3 days ago

New COVID variant Omicron emerges in different parts of the world
WHO labels new COVID strain named omicron a variant of concern
16 days ago

Fiji continues to be affected by COVID-19
Contact tracing continues for most parts of Suva and Nausori. Mon 19th Apr Tue 20th Apr Wed 21st Apr Thu 22nd Apr Sat 24th Apr Sun ...
30 days ago
No arrests yet in the 2 cases of alleged sacrilege at Hindu temples in Nausori
Police investigations are still ongoing in relation to the separate cases of alleged sacrilege in Nausori on Thursday where two Hindu temples in Baule...
3 hours ago
FNUSA raises concerns about Tabuya & makes claims about NFP supporters after cyberbullying against Ketan Lal
The Fiji National University Students Association has raised concerns about People's Alliance member Lynda Tabuya and has also asked the NFP to talk ...
3 hours ago

Baulevu Temple incident is shocking and unacceptable - Rabuka
People's Alliance Party Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says the alleged act of sacrilege at the Nav Durga Temple in Baulevu, Nausori is shocking and ...
7 hours ago

Chris Brown accused of drugging and raping woman on a yacht
Chris Brown has been accused of drugging and raping a woman and is being sued for $US20 million. BBC News reports the alleged assault reportedly ...
7 hours ago

I will review the situation for curfew – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says he will review the situation for curfew. He made this comment to fijivillage after we ...
7 hours ago

Break-in at the Vuci Mahadevi Temple in Nausori
There has been another break-in at a temple in Nausori as residents of Vuci have informed us that someone broke into the Vuci Mahadevi Temple on ...
7 hours ago