Back by popular demand, SARU has confirmed that, the Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa Sevens has moved to a weekend format at the awesome Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth for round three of the tournament.
The competition featuring the 16 best Sevens rugby teams in the world, will now take place on the weekend of Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th December 2012. Andy Marinos, SARU GM said “The rescheduling is in line with most of the other popular Series tournaments. We are confident that the new dates will allow even more fans to attend and enjoy the thrilling international Sevens action.”
Entertainment during the tournament will include top local DJ’s and bands. Together with the fever of the all the rugby 7’s teams, the vibe around the tournament promises to be a solid 48 hours of party rocking in PE!!!
Full schedule for the HSBC Sevens World Series 2012/13:
R1 – Australia 13-14 Oct 2012 Skilled Park, Gold Coast
R2 – Dubai 30 Nov-1 Dec 2012 7he Sevens
R3 – South Africa 08-9 Dec 2012 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
R4 – New Zealand 01-2 Feb 2013 Westpac Stadium, Wellington
R5 – USA 08-10 Feb 2013 Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
R6 – Hong Kong 22-24 Mar 2013 Hong Kong Stadium
R7 – Japan 30-31 Mar 2013 Prince Chichibu Stadium, Tokyo
R8 – Scotland 04-5 May 2013 Scotstoun, Glasgow
R9 – England 11-12 May 2013 Twickenham, London