2018 HSBC World Rugby Sevens is near!
The biggest week in Rugby Sevens this year is fast approaching with the HSBC World Rugby Sevens San Francisco July 19th – July 22nd. AT&T Stadium will be transformed from the home of the San Francisco Giants to the center of the Rugby World with 3 days 84 matches and 40 teams.
Heading to San Francisco for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018?
— Rugby World Cup Sevens (@WorldRugby7s) July 12, 2018
And there will be a number of incredible events as part of this historic period to come. But the big news of all rests in the squads and the ranking of the World’s teams leading to San Francisco. Below, is the top five teams standings each for men and women according to the website for the event, followed by confirmed squad members to date:
1 South Africa 7s 182
2 Fiji 7s 180
3 New Zealand 7s 150
4 Australia 7s 123
5 England 7s 122
South Africa Squad: Ryan Oosthuizen, Philip Snyman , Dylan Sage, Zain Davids, Werner Kok, Heino Bezuidenhout, Dewald Human, Rosko Specman, Justin Geduld, Selvyn Davids, Siviwe Soyizwapi, Ruhan Nel.
New Zealand Squad: Kurt Baker, Dylan Collier, Scott Curry, Trael Joass, Andrew Knewstubb, Jona Nareki, Tim Mikkelson, Sione Molia, Salesi Rayasi, Joe Ravouvou, Akuila Rokolisoa, Regan Ware.
England Squad: Phil Burgess, Alex Davis, Richard de Carpentier, Will Edwards, Mike Ellery, Harry Glover, Ollie Lindsay-Hague, Ruaridh McConnochie, Tom Mitchell, Will Muir, Dan Norton, James Rodwell.
Australia Squad: Lachlan Anderson, Tim Anstee, Lewis Holland, Henry Hutchison, Boyd Killingworth, Maurice Longbottom, Lloyd McDermott, Tom Lucas, Liam McNamara, Sam Myers, Ben O’Donnell, Jesse Parahi, 44 caps, John Porch*, Brandon Quinn.
Scotland Squad: Scott Riddell , Nyle Godsmark, Jo Nayacavou, Jack Cuthbert, Alec Coombes, Robbie Fergusson, Gavin Lowe, Craig Jackson, Harvey Elms, Max McFarland, Jamie Farndale, Sam Pecquer.
Kenya Squad: Oscar Ayodi, Collins Injera, Andrew Amonde, William Ambaka, Samuel Oliech, Nelson Oyoo, Dennis Ombachi, Jeff Oluoch, Brian Tanga, Eden Agero, Herman Humwa, Samuel Ng’ethe.
Japan Squad: Dai Ozawa, Ryoto Kano, Joe Kamana, Katsuyuki Sakai, Jone Naikabulam Jose Seru, Kameli Raravou Soejima, Tevita Tupou, Kosuke Hashino, Taisei Hayashi, Chihito Matsui, Taichi Yoshizawa, Josefa Lilidamu.
Ireland Squad: Robert Baloucoune, Jordan Conroy, Shane Daly, Billy Dardis, Ian Fitzpatrick, Foster Horan, Hugo Keenan, Terry Kennedy, Harry McNulty, Bryan Mollen, Jimmy O’Brien, John O’Donnell, Greg O’Shea.
Uruguay Squad: Joaquín Alonso, Diego Ardao, Manuel Ardao, Felipe Etcheverry, Nicolás Freitas, Juanjuan Garese, Valentín Grille, Guillermo Lietjenstein, Gastón Mieres, Eugenio Plottier, Gabriel Puig, Sebastián Schroeder.
Here’s the full listing of squads to date as noted at NBC Sports, and this list will be updated periodically:
1 Australia 7s 92
2 New Zealand 7s 90
3 France 7s 68
4 Canada 7s 60
5 USA 7s 56
Austraila Squad: Lauren Brown, Charlotte Caslick, Emilee Cherry, Ellia Green, Demi Hayes, Page McGregor, Yasmin Meakes, Shannon Parry, Evania Pelite, Alicia Quirk, Cassie Staples, Emma Tonegato, Sharni Williams.
New Zealand Squad: Michaela Blyde Ruby Tui, Sarah Goss, Shakira Baker, Terina Te Tamaki, Gayle Broughton, Michaela Blyde, Kelly Brazier, Niall Williams, Portia Woodman, Shiray Kaka, Stacey Waaka, Tenika Willison, Theresa Fitzpatrick, Tyla Nathan-Wong
France Squad: Coralie Bertrand , Anna-Cécile Ciofani , Caroline Drouin , Läurelin Fourcade , Camille Grassineau, Lina Guérin, Fanny Horta, Shannon Izar , Marjorie Mayans, Carla Neisen, Chloé Pelle, Joanna Sainlo
Canada Squad: Olivia Apps, Brittany Benn, Pam Buisa , Caroline Crossley , Bianca Farella, Julia Greenshields , Sara Kaljuvee , Ghislaine Landry, Kayla Moleschi , Breanne Nicholas, Charity Williams
USA Squad: Ryan Carlyle, Lauren Doyle, Cheta Emba, Joanne Fa’avesi, Jordan Gray, Abby Gustaitis, Nicole Heavirland, Alev Kelter, Ilona Maher, Naya Tapper, Kris Thomas, Kate Zackary
Ireland Squad: Kathy Baker, Ashleigh Baxter , Claire Boles, Aoife Doyle , Shannon FW Katie Fitzhenry, Stacey Flood , Louise Galvin, Eve Higgins, Lucy Mulhall, Amee-Leigh Murphy-Crowe, Deirbhile Nic a Bhaird, Audrey O’Flynn, Hannah Tyrell
Japan Squad: Yume Ohkuroda, Fumiko Ohtake, Tomomi Kozasa, Ano Kuwai, Sayaka Suzuki, Yukari Tateyama, Emii Tanaka, Noriko Taniguchi, Honoka Tsutsumi, Chiharu Nakamura (c), Iroha Nagata, Bativakalolo Raichelmiyo, Yume Hirano
Here’s the full listing of squads to date as noted at Wikipedia, and this list above will be updated periodically, when necessary
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