Rugby 7s has been in the news after it was played in the Summer Olympics this year. The Philippines team was having a double finish on the podium for the Southeast Asian Games last year. This year the Volcanoes are looking to be again one of the best teams in Asia.
The Lady’s team is called Lady Volcanoes which is the national team for women. This team will be touring and competing against the Bangkok 7s between 12th and 13th November. Both national teams will then move on to competing in the month of February. At that time there would be two rounds of the 2017 Asian 7s series. The games would be held in Dubai and India. Continue reading “Introducing the Philippines Volcanoes”
Hong Kong was consistent in the finals of the Asia Rugby Sevens Series. As a result the team was able to win the game in the finals against their competitor team of Sri Lanka. The host team had a good start. This gave them a good advantage when they played the Singapore Sevens. The HK women’s team on the other hand put in their best efforts even if they had a loss in the semifinals that they played against China.
The Singapore Sevens berth is open for those who win the Asia Rugby Sevens Series. This is looking to be achievable for the Hong Kong team after their recent win. The finals of the Asia Rugby Sevens had a gripping final match. Sri Lanka played against Hong Kong, where the latter team edged the former into a final score of 22-17. Continue reading “Hong Kong Wins Rugby Sevens Series”