Emirates Dubai 7s will be part of HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

The organisers of the Emirates Dubai 7s rugby tournament have announced that the 2021 edition taking place on December 2-4 will be part of a rescheduled HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for 2021. Emirates Dubai 7s usually marks the beginning of the HSBC Rugby Sevens Series, this year the 2021 season will start instead in May and extend through to December.

The 2021 Series will begin with back-to-back women’s events in Marcoussis, Paris, on May 15-16 and May 22-23. The Series will then take a break for the countdown to the Olympic Games and recommence with a men’s event in Singapore on October 29-30, followed by joint men’s and women’s rounds in Hong Kong on November 5-7 , and in Dubai on December 2-4, followed by a finale in Cape Town on December 10-12.

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“We are hugely excited to take our place on the rescheduled 2021 season. The Emirates Dubai 7s will be a celebration of sports and entertainment with players and spectators travelling from all over the world to attend. It is now less than nine months until the kick-off of what will be our greatest ever show,” said Emirates Dubai 7s tournament director Tom Burwell.