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World Rugby launches Sevens Challenger Series

2019 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Qualifier in Hong Kong (by Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby)

World Rugby has today (Tuesday) unveiled a new competition designed to encourage the further development of the sport’s sevens format, with the first events to take place in Chile and Uruguay.

The World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series will be launched in February 2020 with the goals of developing the next generation of rugby players and taking sevens to new nations in the wake of its successful Olympic debut at the Rio 2016 Games.

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