The 2023 Rugby Oceania Sevens Championship for the first time at Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane. Oceania 7s broadcast live this weekend coverage starts at 3pm on Friday. With their sights firmly focused on Olympic qualification, 18 of the 25 teams that have traveled to Brisbane for the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship 2023 have done so. A total of 66 matches (35 men’s and 31 women’s).
By doing this, they will guarantee that Oceania will have the largest contingent at an Olympic sevens competition the following year. The men and women of Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji—the reigning gold medallists in the men’s division—have already guaranteed their spots in the competition in France.
In Men’s Pool B, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, and Samoa will compete against Samoa and Tuvalu. The nation that wins Men’s Pool C will face the team that tops the standings at the conclusion of the pool round.
Similar to Samoa, Tonga has never participated in an Olympic sevens competition. In Men’s Pool C, they will compete against Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Kiribati, and Nauru. Olympic tickets on the line at Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship
How to Stream Rugby Oceania Sevens Championship
Digicel Samoa today announced its position as the home of the Oceania Rugby Sevens tournament on Digicel TV and DTV App.
The international sevens season kicks off with the Oceania event in Brisbane, Australia which also serves as a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
The three-day tournament starting on 10 November will be live on Digicel TV and DTV App featuring 25 teams, 15 men’s and 10 women’s teams from 14 countries in the region.
The Samoa men’s and women’s teams are buzzing with excitement for some quality game time after a long break from the World Sevens Series.
Rugby Oceania Sevens 2023 Fixtures
The action Rugby Oceania Sevens kicks off at 12.00 p.m AEST local time on day 1 on Friday, November 10, when Samoa take on Nauru in the women’s competition. Oceania Rugby confirms today that the 2023 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship will be held at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane, Australia on 10 – 12 November.
- The Queensland Government are proud to host the 2023 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship for the first time at Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane.
- The Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship is the premier rugby event on the Oceania calendar, being the only competition open to all 17 Member Unions and Associate Members from across the region.
- The 2023 event is significant due to select teams vying for one spot in each of the men’s and women’s sections for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
- The Oceania Region has the current Olympic and World Championship gold medallists in both the men’s and women’s sections – Fiji and New Zealand men’s, Australia and New Zealand women’s.
- The two highest placed non-HSBC Sevens World Series teams in the overall Men’s section will qualify for the 2024 World Rugby Challenger Series.
- The highest placed non-HSBC Sevens World Series team in the overall Women’s section will qualify for the 2024 World Rugby Challenger Series.
- 2023 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship to be held on 10-12 November in Brisbane, Australia
- American Samoa Women’s team to debut at its first ever Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship.
- Tevita Rokovereni (Fiji), Lavenia Racaca (Fiji), Jiuwa Talemaivalagi (Fiji), Apisai Sigalau (Fiji), Reuben Keane (Australia), Ella Goldsmith (Australia), Jess Ling (Australia), Nick Horgan (New Zealand), Tianna Ngawati (New Zealand), Stu Catley (New Zealand), John Pouvi (Samoa) and Craig Chan (Hong Kong) appointed as Match Officials.