The HSBC World Rugby Sevens series consists of 10 tournaments held around the world, in which national sevens teams compete for series points at each round.
An overall champion is crowned at the end of the season based on points accumulated throughout the 10 events, from the opening round in Dubai in November to the final round in Paris in June.
There are 15 'core' teams who participate at each round of the series. The 16th team is an invitational team.
Since the 2012-13 season a promotion and relegation system from the series came into effect. Qualification to become a core team takes place in Hong Kong in April. Japan were relegated from the 2019 Series and Ireland qualified as a core team for 2020.
The core teams in 2020 are:
Here in 2019 We Speak Rugby
Live Stream & Coverage information - Find out where you can watch the sevens series. in Sevens Video , you will be able to watch the live stream online.
Best of all, no matter where or what time it’s being played Kayo Sports and Foxtel Now offer the option to stream key matches from a variety of Rugby action, including the 2019 Super Rugby season, Charity Shield, Telstra NRL Premiership (grand final excluded), Rugby Championship, the Bledisloe Cup, English Super League, Six Nations tournament and the Rugby 7s Live online to an eligible device for qualified Australian users.
Foxtel and Kayo Sports will also have exclusive rights to every match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, so be sure to circle your calendar in advance of the September 20 start date.
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