Thu 18 Jul 2019 | 12:14

Facelift for Cape Town Sevens

Facelift for Cape Town Sevens
Thu 18 Jul 2019 | 12:14
Facelift for Cape Town Sevens
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NEWS: The Cape Town Sevens will undergo a major makeover this year.

It will now stretch over three action-packed days in December.

The South African women’s Sevens team will make their debut at the Cape Town tournament on the afternoon of Friday, December 13.

It will kick off of a long weekend of action, which will culminate with men’s and women’s finals on Sunday, December 15.

“We are extremely excited about the addition of the women’s event,” said Jurie Roux, SA Rugby CEO.

“Over the last four years, the Cape Town Sevens has delivered a world-class event for spectators and players alike, and we are working very hard to ensure the same high standards and expectations are met this year.

“The combined men’s and women’s event provides the first chance for a South African audience to see the leading women’s players in live action.”

The fun begins at 14.00 on Friday, December 13, with gates opening at 13.00.

All 16 men’s teams and 12 women’s teams will be in action on the opening day.

Saturday’s play starts at 09.00 and an hour later on Sunday, completing two and a half days of action from the world’s premier Sevens athletes to thrill spectators with skill, speed and upsets.

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