Australia players celebrate winning the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. Photo: AP
Australia players celebrate winning the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. Photo: AP

World Rugby announces major changes to Sevens Series, cuts number of teams and events in revamp

  • Number of men’s sides will be cut from 16 to 12 and the number of tournaments drop from 10 to seven
  • Changes are to come into effect in December next year, as governing body looks to embrace ‘sportainment’ approach

Australia players celebrate winning the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. Photo: AP
Australia players celebrate winning the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. Photo: AP
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