Saturday, August 28, 2010

Shanhai Sevens- Asian Rugby Sevens Series

As part of plan to develop rugby in Asia, 4th-5th September will see Shanghai stage an intensely fast and furious rugby tournament – “Shanghai Sevens” which was sanctioned by the international Rugby Board (IRB), the China Rugby Football Union and the Asian Rugby Football Union. It will become the newest stop for international rugby sevens with 2-day rugby festival incorporating international club7s tournament, vets 10s and exhibition matches.

In its effort to promote and grow rugby in China, the IRB aims to connect its Asian Rugby Sevens Series event withthe existing Shanghai Guinness Rugby Sevens Tournament. We will see the supporting games from its most successful amateur rugby tournament in Asia, which has over 15 teams participating.


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