South Africa Sevens
The South Africa Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament that is held in South Africa. It is currently hosted in Cape Town and is part of the Sevens World Series run by World Rugby. A South African leg of the World series has been included in every edition of the competition since it began in the 1999-2000 season.
|Most recent season or competition:|
2019 South Africa Sevens
|Inaugural season||1999–2000 (Stellenbosch Sevens)|
|No. of teams||16|
|Most titles||New Zealand (11 times)|
The tournament was first held at Stellenbosch in 1999 before being moved to Durban for the next two seasons. For nine seasons from 2002 until 2010 it was held at George in the Western Cape, before moving to Port Elizabeth for the 2011 edition, and Cape Town in 2015.
- "Port Elizabeth named as new host of SA Sevens event" (Press release). South African Rugby Union. 13 April 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2011.
- "Green Point becomes new Sevens heaven". Super Sport. 20 March 2015. Archived from the original on 20 March 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
- "Plans revised for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021". World Rugby. 29 July 2020. Archived from the original on 31 July 2020.
- "World Rugby cancels Sevens events in Cape Town and Singapore". ESPN. 4 September 2021. Archived from the original on 4 September 2021.