The 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be the eighth edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens organised by World Rugby. The 2022 tournament, which will again comprise 24 men’s and 16 women’s teams, will be played over three days in one venue in September. 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens TV Channels List And Where To Watch RWC 7s Live Stream .
Rugby 7s fans, are you ready for watching live Rugby at home. After four years Rugby World Cup Sevens are coming at the door. Now this year Rugby World Cup Sevens will be held on 9 to 11 September, 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa.
With only two weeks to go until RWC Sevens 2022 kicks off at Cape Town Stadium, we give you the lowdown on the showpiece tournament and its history.
2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Men’s tournament
The men’s tournament for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be held in Cape Town, South Africa from September 9 to 11 at the Cape Town Stadium.
- 9 September 2022 England vs Winner M1
- 9 September France v Winner M2
- 9 September United States v Winner M3
- 9 September New Zealand v Winner M4
- 9 September Argentina v Winner M5
- 9 September Australia v Winner M7
- 9 September Fiji v Winner M6
- 9 September South Africa v Winner M8
2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Women’s tournament
Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 TV Channels List
To all the South Africa fans you can catch the live streaming on the Super Sports channel where all the events will be live telecast. Also, it is not yet official by the sports club but soon it will be, so stay tuned with us to get the latest updates.
Below you can check out the following TV Channel List:
|Japan||IGBS (Nippon TV, NHK, J Sports)|
|Australia||Fox Sports, Network 10|
|Bangladesh||Sony Pictures Network|
|Denmark||NENT Group (Viaplay stream)|
|Finland||NENT Group (Viaplay stream)|
|Hong Kong||beIN Sports|
|India||Sony TEN 2, SonyLiv|
|Norway||NENT Group (Viaplay stream)|
|Germany||ProSiebenSat.1 Media (Ran, ProSieben Maxx)|
|Ireland||Eir Sports, RTE Sport|
|New Zealand||TVNZ, Spark New Zealand|
|United Kingdom||ITV, S4C (Welsh language)|
WHAT IS THE RWC SEVENS 2022 COMPETITION FORMAT?
Like in San Francisco four years ago, both the men’s and women’s tournament will operate an innovative ‘winner-takes-all’ knockout format.
The 24 men’s and 16 women’s teams heading to Cape Town have been seeded based on points accrued across the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 and 2022.
Those men’s teams ranked from ninth to 24th will take part in a pre-round of 16, with the winners of those ties going on to play the top eight seeds in the round of 16.
RWC Sevens 2022 will get underway at 08:45 local time (GMT+2) on 9 September when ninth seeds Ireland take on Portugal for a chance to play England in the round of 16.
Canada will then face Zimbabwe, with the winner playing France, before Samoa face Uganda for the chance to play the USA and Scotland take on Jamaica with a round-of-16 match against defending champions New Zealand the prize.
Kenya have been drawn to play Tonga, for a chance to face Argentina, before Wales and Korea meet for the right to take on Australia in the round of 16. Hong Kong will then play Uruguay with the winner facing Fiji before Germany play Chile for the right to face South Africa in the final match of day one.
The women’s tournament will kick-off at 12.11 local time (GMT+2) when reigning Series champions and top seeds, Australia face Madagascar. USA will then take on Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens champions Poland, before Canada play China and Fiji take on Japan.
Ireland will then play Brazil, while England have been drawn to face Spain. New Zealand will play Colombia at 17:37 local time before the women’s round of 16 concludes when France take on hosts South Africa.