The waking international giant of rugby the Chinese Rugby Football Association are set to feature across three categories of the UON Central Coast Sevens in October.
China who boast strong results in the sevens arena are on the move as a powerhouse in rugby with news of major investment in the game and with a large population base to draw from. The Chinese Rugby Football Association will be looking to deliver strong competition to their sides this October at the Central Coast Sevens in what has been labelled one of the “toughest invitational tournaments in the world”.
The Chinese Rugby Football Association will feature across Men’s, Women’s and Under17’s Youth Girls Tournaments in an exciting addition to the tournaments line-up.
Tournament Director Craig Morgan said “we are excited to welcome the Chinese Rugby Football Association to the UON Central Coast Sevens for the first time, it has been well publicised that Rugby is on the rise in China with Government support and major investment and we know that the teams are strong from past results in various tournaments around Asia and World Rugby qualifiers. To have three sides contesting the tournament is outstanding and adds further international flavour to the tournament”.
The UON Central Coast Sevens kicks off Friday 27th October with under 17s boys and girls youth tournaments with sides from New Zealand, Fiji and Canada joining the Chinese youth girls side in the youth event followed by the International Men’s and Women’s event on Saturday 28th October featuring some of the strongest teams in the world who are again decending on the Central Coast to contest the tournament. Finals day will take place Sunday 29th October with the tournament surrounded by a family friendly sideline festival with food stands, music and various activities suitable for the family.