In the lead-up to the 2018 HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens tournament at Westhills Stadium on May 12 & 13, the Canadian Women’s Sevens team is partnering with KidSport Greater Victoria on Friday, May 4th to help remove financial barriers for local youth to play the game they love.

The Canadian women’s sevens team is hosting a free clinic for local youth with an exciting afternoon of drills, games and skill-building exercises to help familiarize them with the game of rugby. Kids will have the chance to work with the some of the world’s best in women’s rugby sevens ahead of their world series tournament that returns to Westhills Stadium May 12-13.  The clinic is free to all interested youth, and donations in support of KidSport Greater Victoria will be accepted.

When:                    Friday, May 4th, 2018

Time:                      1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Where:                   Westhills Stadium, 1089 Langford Parkway

On-site support:   Bryan Kelly, Rugby Canada

About HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens Victoria/Langford

The HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens is a two-day tournament held on May 12-13, 2018. It is hosted at the home of Canadian Rugby at Westhills Stadium in Langford BC, and will feature twelve of the world’s top women’s rugby sevens teams on Canadian soil. The HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens will be the fourth stop in a five-stop world tour as part of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. Sevens rugby is a fast-paced and shorter version of traditional rugby with only seven players per side. It has built a huge international audience through the success of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, which attracts large audiences in markets around the world. The 2018 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicks off in Dubai on November 30th. Find the entire 5-stop tour at www.worldrugby.org/sevens-series/series-info

 

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