Mark Bennett In Rio Olympics With Rugby Sevens

The Scotland rugby player Mark Bennett has made a decision of chasing his Olympic dream instead of going on tour with his Scotland team to Japan.

He was to play tests back to back in the Far East, but he has got the permission to back out from Squad by the head coach Vern Cotter in order to be a part of the rugby sevens for Rio Olympics. Mark Bennett, a successful player of rugby sevens has played for Scotland. He has taken part in 5 matches of Scotland in Six Nations Championship match which was held in the year 2015.

B.C. Place Chosen A Venue For Rugby Sevens Match

Vancouver based B.C. Place Stadium has been chosen as the venue for Rugby Sevens match in the coming year.

Canada faced serious opposition from as many as twenty bidding nations to host the 2-day event that is scheduled to be hosted in 2016 March. The event will feature sixteen of world’s leading Men’s 7 squads.

The Canada campaign was spearheaded by erstwhile President & CEO of 2010 Vancouver 2010 Olympics John Furlong & -Gareth Rees, the erstwhile captain of Canada rugby, who is also an honourable inductee of World Rugby Hall of Fame.

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