International rugby sevens returns after a year-long absence with back-to-back tournaments taking place in the Spanish capital of Madrid during the final two weekends of February.
Six men’s and six women’s teams will take part in the standalone tournaments which will serve as vital preparation time for the teams who have either qualified for the Toyko Olympics or are striving to get to the Olympic Games through the Repechage route.
The high performance event is being hosted by the Federación Española de Rugby (FER) and supported by World Rugby as part of a US $4 million investment into Olympic qualified unions’ sevens programs.
When & Where Is It Being Played
Both tournaments will be played at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, on 20/21 February and then 27/28 February. The ground regularly plays host to both the Spain men’s and women’s national XVs teams and hosts an annual sevens tournament.