Cape Town becomes latest host
Today World Rugby confirmed that the South Africa Sevens will be relocated from Port Elizabeth to the impressive Cape Town stadium. Cape Town joins Vancouver and Sydney within a new line-up of destinations, reflecting the significant appeal and attraction of rugby sevens to cities and nations worldwide.
The new venue underlines the high ambitions of World Rugby regarding the sport of 7s. World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset comments: "With excitement increasing ahead of Rio 2016, the World Rugby Sevens Series is going from strength to strength, proving a hit with fans, broadcasters and sponsors around the globe with its winning blend of compelling and competitive action, global destinations and festival atmosphere."