Rugby Sevens Canada 2023

The ongoing XXIV series of the annual World Rugby Sevens series is going strong, with New Zealand just winning the USA championship. The competition is headed to Canada with Rugby Sevens Canada 2023 this Friday.


The World Rugby Sevens Series is hosting the 24th annual season as the XXIV series this year. A total of 11 events are scheduled for the ongoing calendar, of which 6 have already taken place successfully. The widely popular Canada Sevens Vancouver, also known as Rugby Sevens Vancouver, will be the 7th event of this season.

The Canada Sevens has been a regular part of the annual Rugby Sevens calendar since 2016. Upcoming Rugby Sevens Vancouver 2023 will mark the 8th edition of the event. It will launch this Friday in Vancouver and will run for 3 days. Like the other events of this season, It will act as a qualifier for the upcoming 2024 Olympic games.

A total of 24 international rugby sevens teams are competing in the ongoing season. Of that 24 teams, 18 have successfully qualified to participate in the upcoming Vancouver Sevens tournament. Group distribution has already been published also. The tournament will maintain a group stage competition followed by a playoff stage.

New Zealand is currently leading the 2022-23 season in the leaderboard with 107 points. They have successfully won the Sydney and Los Angeles events in a consecutive manner. Behind them is Argentina in 2nd place with 86 points and a win at Hamilton. With the same amount of points as Argentina, South Africa is sitting in 3rd position.

Fans are eager to see what the upcoming rugby sevens event in Vancouver has to offer. Especially Canadian rugby sevens fans are eager to see their team breakthrough on the home turf. Around 60,000 visitors are expected at the event.

When and Where is the 2023 Rugby Sevens Canada?

  • Date: Friday, March 3, 2023
  • Time: 12:15 p.m. ET / 09:15 a.m. PST
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The Rugby Sevens Vancouver is scheduled to start this Saturday, February 25, 2023. It will be a two-day event. The first-day games will initiate with the game between Great Britain and Argentina at 09:15 a.m. PST / 12:15 p.m. ET.

Date Game Time (ET)
Friday, March 3, 2023 Group Stage 02:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 4, 2023 Group Stage 03:20 p.m.
Playoff Stage 08:54 p.m.
Sunday, March 5, 2023 Playoff Stage 12:00 p.m.


16 out of the 24 international rugby sevens competitor teams of the ongoing World Rugby Sevens XXIV have qualified to participate in the upcoming Rugby Sevens Canada 2023 event. Their officially announced group distribution chart is listed below-

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
New Zealand Argentina Fiji Australia
Samoa South Africa Great Britain Ireland
Spain France Uruguay Canada
United States Japan Kenya Chiles

How to Watch and Live Stream the 2023 Rugby Seven Canada

  • beIN Sports – Australia
  • Teledeporte – Spain
  • NBC – USA

This year, the Rugby Sevens have ensured international broadcast coverage through multiple TV media. As such, beIN Sports will broadcast the upcoming Rugby Sevens Canada 2023 in Australia. While in Spain, the event will be available to watch through Teledeporte. Fans in the United States will be able to watch the upcoming rugby seven games using NBC Sports.

  • Canada
  • World Rugby Match Centre
  • YouTube TV

Rugby Sevens viewers in Canada will be able to watch the Rugby Sevens Canada 2023 event online through CBC Player. For international viewers, HSBC Rugby Sevens’ official streaming platform, “World Rugby Match Centre” will provide live streams for free and without additional account requirements.

The platform has its dedicated mobile app on both Android and iOS. Furthermore, YouTube TV subscribers will get access to the event through 100+ sports channels with language exclusive streams in specific regions.

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