Get Prepared For Canada Sevens Rubgy Coming Again To Vancouver

Picture: HSBC Canada Sevens

Prepare as Vancouver will as soon as once more play host to the annual HSBC Canada Sevens rugby collection event for the eighth time at BC Place Stadium in an expanded three-day lengthy occasion being held from March 3-5.

This 12 months marks the very first time that the event will characteristic each ladies’s and males’s competitions with the world’s high males’s and girls’s Sevens groups matching up as a part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Sequence.

Jack Thiel, Picture: HSBC Canada Sevens

Sevens Rugby, a fast-paced and shorter model of conventional rugby with solely seven gamers per aspect, has constructed up an enormous worldwide viewers that pulls giant crowds throughout the globe.

With the transfer to a mixed Ladies’s and Males’s Canada Sevens, the event has now been prolonged to 3 days, Friday via Sunday.

Phil Berna, Picture: HSBC Canada Sevens

Rubgy Canada is striving to offer an equal platform for the Ladies’s and Males’s video games because the Metropolis of Langford had beforehand hosted the separate HSBC Canada Ladies’s Sevens at Starlight Stadium since 2015. Langford stays the house of Rugby Canada.

It was additionally lately introduced by World Rugby {that a} remodelled Sevens World Sequence will kick off in December 2023, and will likely be a completely mixed and equal ladies’s and males’s Sequence, with seven festival-style occasions, in seven iconic world locations, throughout seven months, that includes the greatest 12 ladies’s and 12 males’s groups.

Keyara Wardley, Picture: HSBC Canada Sevens

Three Days – Greater, Higher, Fancier

On Friday, March 3, every workforce will play two pool play matches. The morning session, which can be open completely to children and college teams, begins at 9:15am. Gates will open for the afternoon session at 3pm with kick-off at 3pm. The final match of the day will finish at 9:25pm.

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Saturday, March 4 will characteristic the remaining pool play matches with gates opening at 9:30am and kick-off at 10am. The knockout rounds will begin at 3:28pm with quarter-finals in addition to ninth-place quarter-finals and semi-finals. The final match of the day will finish at 9:25pm.

Sunday March 5 will begin with semi-finals and finals figuring out fifth to thirteenth place, with gates opening at 8:30am and kick-off at 9am. The ladies’s bronze match will happen at 5:07pm and the boys’s bronze match will happen at 5:29pm. The event concludes with back-to-back gold matches: the ladies’s recreation at 5:56pm and the boys’s at 6:26pm.

All medal displays will happen following the boys’s gold match.

Picture: HSBC Canada Sevens

Take a look at the full schedule for full occasion particulars. Swimming pools and team-specific schedules will likely be introduced nearer to the beginning of the event.

Each single-day tickets and event passes (entry to all three days) are on sale now. One event move contains three separate tickets, one for every day (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), that are absolutely transferable, and can be donated to Youngsters Up Entrance. It’ll even be obtainable to stream reside on CBC Gem.

By Rick Chung 
Supply Inside Vancouver