This Saturday, July 23rd Canada’s largest international sevens tournament is here. In only its third year, the Abbotsford International Sevens has earned the support of globally renowned players and includes a women’s division, men’s division and an international division.
The following teams will be competing in the international division.
· British Army (United Kingdom)
· Kenya Shujaa (Kenya)
· Canadian Maple Leafs (Canada)
Fijian Ambassadors (Fiji)
Bayside Fiji Select
Dog River Howlers (Canada)
Burnaby Lake Lighthouse (Canada)
Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands)
Old Puget Sound (United States)
South Sea Connection
Valley High (Canada)
· Ratu Filise (Fiji)
· Tigersharks (Canada)
The announcement of rugby sevens being selected as an official Olympic sport has generated excitement from fans all over the world teams. The International Sevens Rugby will be included in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, which is taking place in Brazil.
The Abbotsford International Sevens held its first game three years ago knowing where this sport was heading and embraces a vision of joining the Sevens World Series circuit. Abbotsford International Sevens began with hosting two international teams and has grown to include the BC Summer Sevens Series , and is proudly sanctioned by the BC Rugby Union and Rugby Canada.
The Abbotsford International Sevens is a world-class event that includes leading entertainment, and an ethnic food fair. Tickets are only $20 for an adult and $10 for youth. For detailed information, visit www.abbotsfordsevens.com , follow @Abbotsford7s or join their growing fanbase on Facebook.
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