Pools drawn for HSBC SVNS 2024 league climax in Singapore

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• HSBC SVNS 2024 reaches its regular season climax at the Singapore National Stadium on 3-5 May following six thrilling rounds of rugby sevens action

• The pool draws took place on Thursday 18 April at Singapore Changi Airport

• New Zealand and Australia are equal on points at the top of the women’s standings

• Argentina men hold an eight point advantage over Ireland, with both teams looking for their first ever SVNS league winners title

• Visit SVNS.com for tickets

The pool draws for the seventh and final regular season round of HSBC SVNS 2024, to be played at Singapore National Stadium on 3-5 May, took place at the Singapore Changi Airport on Thursday 18 April as excitement builds towards the highly anticipated event.

This year’s edition sees the tournament expand to three exhilarating days with the top 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams from around the world taking to the stage in what is sure to be a thrilling spectacle.

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Men’s SVNS standings leaders Argentina have been drawn in a tough looking Pool A together with recent Hong Kong winners New Zealand, Australia and Canada. League title contenders Ireland are in Pool C with double Olympic Champions Fiji, the USA and Great Britain. Pool B is led by France, who have reached the podium at the last three rounds, alongside South Africa, Spain and Samoa.

The women’s pool draw sees current standings leaders New Zealand in Pool A with Canada, Ireland – who won gold in Perth – and Spain. SVNS league title rivals Australia are drawn in Pool C together with Fiji, Great Britain and Brazil. Pool B sees the USA, who were finalists last time out in Hong Kong, alongside France, Japan and South Africa.

With less than 100 days until the Olympic Games Paris 2024 gets underway, the action in Singapore will be intense from start to finish with World Rugby’s revamped competition formula set to deliver fans even more excitement, jeopardy and entertainment.

Under the new HSBC SVNS 2024 model, seven regular-season events take place, resulting in regular season League Winners being crowned in Singapore before a Grand Final in Madrid which will determine the HSBC SVNS champions.

The top eight teams based on cumulative series points at the conclusion of the seventh round in Singapore will secure their place in the ‘winner takes all’ Grand Final in Madrid on 31 May – 2 June.

In perhaps the most competitive HSBC SVNS season ever, it is all to play for at both ends of the league table as New Zealand and Australia are equal on points at the top of the women’s standings, while Argentina’s men hold an eight point advantage over Ireland, with both teams looking for their first ever SVNS league winners title.

VIEW CURRENT SVNS 2024 STANDINGS >>

The Trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia in the women’s SVNS is surely one of the hottest in world sport and whoever comes out on top in Singapore will ultimately lift the SVNS League Winners trophy, while France are a strong third.

The All Blacks Sevens will arrive in Singapore fresh from a famous victory in Hong Kong, and France’s men have reached the podium in the last three rounds after being inspired by global superstar Antoine Dupont to their first SVNS win in 19 years in Los Angeles.

At the other end of the table there will be an exciting battle to claim the eighth and final place in the SVNS Grand Final in Madrid, with USA men and Great Britain women hoping to secure their places and avoid dropping into the bottom four who will face promotion – relegation play off’s in Madrid.

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World Rugby Sevens General Manager Sam Pinder said: “It’s great to be here in Singapore for this all important pool draw. It has produced some really exciting match-ups and we can expect some very fiery, thrilling matches with everything to play for, especially with Argentina and Ireland battling for the men’s title in tough looking pools.

“This year we’ve also got the best 12 women’s teams also playing in Singapore, which is super exciting and super important. This is the first time that we’ve had combined tournaments across the entire SVNS and it’s been fantastic.

“These women athletes who play in the sevens circuit are absolutely phenomenal. Leading into the Olympics, it’s very competitive, and obviously, the New Zealand and Australian teams are leading from the top. That’s going to be one hell of a battle for the title in Singapore.”

Known for its outstanding hospitality, HSBC SVNS Singapore aims to deliver the ultimate immersive experience—a unique fusion of sport, entertainment, and culture against the stunning backdrop of Singapore where fans can indulge in a wide-array of tantalising cuisine, savour captivating music and engage in a host of exciting activities.

As the sun sets, the festivities continue at the iconic beach club, where renowned DJs will keep the energy high with a mix of dance floor fillers and classic anthems. The Sun Stage, nestled within the food market, will feature live music performances and interactive audience participation ensuring non-stop entertainment for all.

For those seeking a more premium and exclusive setting, the new next level hospitality experiences including The Sun Room feature premium food and drink, a full programme of fun and entertainment in private lounges and the best seats in the house to see all the non-stop action.

Tickets for HSBC SVNS Singapore 2024 are available from www.SVNS.com.

WHERE TO WATCH >>

You can watch the HSBC SVNS action wherever you are in the world, either via broadcaster partners or online on RugbyPass TV.In a huge year for the sport, the HSBC SVNS Grand Final in Madrid will be followed by the Olympic Games where rugby sevens will have the honour of kicking off the Games in Paris on 24 July, two days ahead of the Opening Ceremony, with the competition finishing with the women’s gold medal match on 30 July.

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