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HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens is returning in 2020

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The Singapore leg of the popular international Rugby Sevens league will once again return to their home in Southeast Asia come October 2020! As Singapore is the only Southeast Asian stop on the ten-leg HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, the 2019 Sevens tournament saw rugby lovers from all over coming together at the National Stadium to cheer for their favourite teams.

Did you know that since the Singapore leg of the tournament began in 2016, the annual Singapore Rugby Sevens Championships has boasted a different winner for four consecutive years, with the most recent being South Africa in 2019? The 2019 Singapore 7s was held across two days, and showcased a total of 45 intense and exciting matches with the 16 top rugby nations pitted against each other for the title.

In the final match of the tournament, rugby fans witnessed to an exhilarating finale as they watched powerhouse Fiji compete against South Africa, with the latter staging a comeback and winning the overall Championships with a score of 20-19.

Besides nail-biting matches and spectacular touchdowns, fans also rocked out to great tracks like I’m a Believer, Walkin’ On the Sun at the Smash Mouth concert, as well the 80s classics by the Rock of Ages.

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Spectators also got to spend quality family time with their loved ones during the Sevens weekend as they interacted with all-time favourite characters from DreamWorks movies such as Kung Fu Panda, The Trolls and even Shrek! Families also engaged in fun activities together such as going for face-painting and crafting sessions while others prefer to take a dip in the Singapore Sevens Splash Party. There was something for everyone of all ages as they indulged in a weekend of festivities.

Fans can keep their eyes out for more of such thrilling action and a fun-filled weekend again in 2020, as the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series returns to Singapore on 10 and 11 October 2020.

Grab your tickets now!