Hong Kong Sevens 2017

The 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens is one of the biggest sporting events in Hong Kong and the premier tournament on the World Rugby Sevens Series 2016-17. Taking place at Hong Kong Stadium, it will see the world’s best teams compete for the coveted title. Fiji were champions in 2016.

Canada players celebrate their victory in Singapore. Photo: Reuters

Why growing rugby sevens will not be easy

So nobody cares, outside of the people who care, and, apparently, that is not too many. The first ever championship by Canada in a World Rugby Sevens Series after 18 years and 140 tournaments actually happened last weekend.