Rugby Sevens Gather Speed This Weekend

if you look at the performance of Rugby Sevens team of Canada, the Monaco 7s will offer qualifying moments for the rugby sevens team that can take part in the Rio Olympics this summer

There are places for twelve teams to play among which about 11 have qualified already. Canada has lost out to North America about a year back. They have been qualified for the repechage tournament as a result.

Mexico had finished in the third position and that has made them the second team for North America teams. The winning team in the tournament that will be held in the upcoming weekend will be able to go to Rio. Women of Canada team have already qualified as they have finished in the second position the World Series last year. The men’s team is aiming high and wish to join the women’s team this year.

This weekend will be busy with sixteen teams playing in total. They would be coming in from continental qualifying events. The competitions would be run in 2015. There would be six winners in total who would be proceeding for the Rio tournament. They would be joining the top four teams as well as Brazil as per the standings in the 2014-2015 series. The events of this weekend will determine the runners up positions and teams.

There are several teams participating from countries like Samoa, Hong Kong, Tonga, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Morocco, South Korea, Tunisia, Ireland, Germany, Russia, Uruguay, Spain and Chile. The other teams that would be participating in the events would be Mexico and Canada. The finals would be shown on Sunday. Many will get to watch the matches live on channels that will stream the tournament live. Other channels will show snippets or highlights. People can also follow the matches on live blogs or forums.